Illustration for article titled Pearl Mackie Is The Doctors New Companion

We’ve known for a little while that The Doctor’s next companion has been cast. Now, the BBC has officially revealed who it is: Pearl Mackie.

Advertisement

The BBC made the announcement with a short scene from the upcoming season, introducing Mackie as Bill:

Mackie’s acting resume is light, currently performing in The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time for the National Theatre, and has appeared on a television show called Doctors, and in 2013's Svengali.

Advertisement

Let’s hope that the show puts her to better use than Clara.

[BBC]

Andrew Liptak is the former Weekend editor of io9/Gizmodo. He is the co-editor of War Stories: New Military Science Fiction and hails from Vermont.

Share This Story

Get our newsletter