Series 8 casting news

The BBC have announced that Scottish actress Michelle Gomez (Green Wing) will join the cast of Doctor Who Series 8. She is set to play the Gatekeeper of the Nethersphere - click on the image for a bigger version.

Gomez commented: "Well of course Peter Capaldi is our next Doctor, which makes complete sense. I'm thrilled to join him. Well, you would be, wouldn't you?"

Current showrunner Steven Moffat, added: “I've known Michelle for years, and I'm thrilled to welcome her to Doctor Who. She's everything we need - brilliant, Scottish, and a tiny bit satanic.”  

Doctor Who Series 8 starts on Aug 23 around the world.

Visit the Guide to Doctor Who Series 8 HERE

Thanks to BBC Pictures

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