Doctor Who Companion Announced

A recent casting announcement has revealed who will play companion to Matt Smith as the Doctor next year in Doctor Who.

Karen Gillian, 21, will appear alongside Matt Smith in the next series, overseen by Steven Moffat.

The casting of Gillian as companion has a simlarity to Freema Agyeman being chosen to play Martha Jones, as both have played other characters in the show before being chosen to play the companion.  Agyeman starred in the series two finale story The Army of Ghosts/Doomsday, whereas Gillian appeared in the series four story The Fires of PompeiI.

For more info: Read the official BBC Press Release

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