Thursday, August 19, 2010

DW Christmas Special: More Details Revealed!

The latest edition of the Doctor Who Magazine has revealed several more cast members for the forthcoming Christmas Special of Doctor Who. Joining the previously announced Michael Gambon and Katherine Jenkins in the festive special will be Micah Balfour, Pooky Quesnel, Leo Bill and Laurence Belcher. Child actor Belcher has had small roles in Little Dorrit and the BBC Four biopics Gracie and Hughie Green, Most Sincerely. Leo Bill most recently appeared in Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland as Hamish and his other roles include Ashes to Ashes, Silent Witness, Kinky Boots and Me and Orson Wells.

Actress Pooky Quesnel will be familiar to EastEnders viewers for her role of Rachel, the mother of Bradley Branning (Charlie Clements). Her various other roles include True Dare Kiss, Midsomer Murders, Criminal Justice, Five Days and Paradox. Finally actor Micah Balfour is best known for his role as PC Gayle on The Bill which will finish on ITV1 after 27 years at the end of the month.

Filming on the Christmas Special has now concluded and filming on the new season has commenced. Matt Smith and Karen Gillan will be on tomorrow's edition of The One Show - Chris Evan's debut edition - to discuss the Christmas Special and their roles in Doctor Who.

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