Pearl Mackie is the new DOCTOR WHO Companion

Written by Kieron Moore Saturday, 23 April 2016

TV News

After much speculation, the BBC announced today that Pearl Mackie is the actress set to play the Doctor’s new companion, Bill, in the upcoming tenth series of Doctor Who.

Mackie’s casting was revealed during the half time of some football show (as sci-fi fans, we were quite confused) with the broadcast of a specially recorded scene, which you can watch below, featuring Peter Capaldi’s Doctor and his new best friend Bill encountering a Dalek – and it looks like Bill will bring something of a Donna Noble-esque sense of humour. Mackie is relatively new to the world of TV, having appeared in, erm, an episode of BBC daytime soap Doctors, so must have seriously impressed Doctor Who’s casting team.

We at STARBURST would like to welcome Mackie to the world of Doctor Who, and can’t wait to see Bill’s adventures with the Doctor when Series Ten is broadcast in early 2017.

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