Dr Who Fourth Series Actors Revealed, Tate At Doctor's Side

by | 02 April 2008
0
0
Subscribe to Doctor Who alerts

Actors with guest appearances in the fourth series of Doctor Who have been revealed today, including Coronation Street actress Sarah Lancashire.

The former Clocking Off star appears as businesswoman Miss Foster in the first episode of the new series, which is due to hit screens on Saturday April 5th at 18:20 BST on BBC1.

For this series the Doctor's sidekick is the comedienne Catherine Tate, returning as Donna after her successful guest appearance in the 2006 Christmas special.

The first episode sees Donna determined to find the Doctor again, even if it means facing Miss Foster and her sinister Adipose.

"I'm absolutely thrilled to be in Doctor Who," said Lancashire.

"It's a brilliant episode and I'm looking forward to taking the Time Lord on."

Freema Agyeman, who played Martha Jones, the Doctor's companion throughout the third series, will return to the show to join the Doctor and Donna mid-series.

Other guest stars include Felicity Kendal, Lesley Sharp, Georgia Moffett, Lindsey Coulson, Fenella Woolgar, Tim McInnerny, Peter Capaldi, Phil Davis and Tracey Childs.



02/04/2008 10:01:20


Contactmusic

Tags: Doctor Who - Catherine Tate - Coronation Street - Lesley Sharp

0
0
Subscribe to Doctor Who alerts
Advertisement

More Doctor Who

New 'Doctor Who' Game Will Teach 6-12 Year Olds Computer Coding

A new online 'Doctor Who' game will teach children the basics of computer coding and programming. Aimed at six to 12-year-olds, the game is voiced...

Clara Becomes The Doctor In 'Doctor Who' Series 8: Episode 9 - 'Flatline'

Jenna Coleman's character Clara took on the role of the Doctor in the latest episode of BBC show 'Doctor Who' entitled 'Flatline' - but how...

Nick Frost "Thrilled" To Be Starring in Doctor Who Christmas Special

Nick Frost, the actor and screenwriter known for his work with Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright, will star in the Doctor Who Christmas Special, the...

Matt Smith Signs on For 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies'

Former Doctor Who Matt Smith has signed on to star alongside Lily James, Sam Riley and Jack Huston in Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, the...

Advertisement

Brian Blessed Reveals He Turned Down The Chance To Play Doctor Who

Legendary English actor Brian Blessed has revealed that he was once offered the role of Doctor Who by the BBC, but turned it down because...

The Geek TV Shows We're Not Afraid To Love

Geeks: once the deeply awkward and much-maligned members of society- ridiculed by Jocks and long stereotyped on TV and film as socially inept weaklings with...

BBC Apologizes for Doctor Who Script Leak

The leak is believed to have originated from a BBC Worldwide office in the US, and delivered a blow to the production team who have...

Hermione Norris Excited By 'Doctor Who' Appearance

Hermione Norris has spoken of her excitement at the opportunity to star in series 8 of Dr. Who. Best known for portraying MI5 agent Ros...

Advertisement

Comments

Doctor Who Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Doctor Who

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All