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Doctor Who: Miranda Hart laughs off rumours that she is set to replace Matt Smith and Arthur Darvil wants Helen Mirren for next Time Lord!

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With the entire world, it would seem, speculating over just who the next Doctor Who will be, one of the names that has been linked to the iconic role has laughed off the very suggestion!

Ever since current Time Lord, Matt Smith, announced his decision to bow out of the famous role during this year’s Christmas Special, rumours about just who would be taking the baton from him have been circulating more ferociously than wild fire.
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Doctor Who: Arthur Darvil says ‘Doctor Who is such a different job to any other’ and Toby Whitehouse admits he would like to be show runner!

After we reported earlier this week that Doctor Who mastermind, Steven Moffat, has ruled out a return for Amy Pond and Rory Williams, the actor who plays Rory, Arthur Darvil, has revealed how different working on the hit BBC sci-fi family entertainment show to any other job you could have.

Arthur Darvil became a household name when acting alongside Karen Gillan as Rory Williams and his wife Amy Pond, the previous companions of the current Doctor Who (Matt Smith).
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Doctor Who: Steven Moffat says he has “no plans” to bring back Amy Pond (Karen Gillan) and Rory Williams (Arthur Darvill)!

Karen Gillan and Arthur Darvill as Amy and Rory

It would seem that Doctor Who writer, Steven Moffat, has no plans to bring back show favourites Amy Pond and her husband Rory Williams.

With the 50th anniversary plans well underway for later this year, there were many a rumour floating around at who may make a comeback to help the Doctor celebrate this momentous land-mark occasion, with Rory (Arthur Darvil) and Amy (Karen Gillan) looking like dead certs.
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Doctor Who star Arthur Darvill says playing Rory has been “the best job I’ve ever had”

As fans of Doctor Who will doubtless know, this weekend’s episode, The Angels Take Manhattan, will see the exit of popular sidekicks Amy Pond and Rory Williams, who are of course played by Karen Gillan and Arthur Darvill

And today, Arthur has revealed that starring in the show as Rory has been, “the best job I’ve ever had.”

However, he also revealed to TV Choice magazine that leaving the show was also one of the hardest things he’s ever had to do.

He said, “There were lots of people crying at the read-through. It was great because it does mean so much to all of us, and I think that’s right.

“I don’t think we were being over-emotional about it, it’s a really emotional script. I can’t really speak for anyone else but I’m so proud of what we’ve done on this show…

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Doctor Who stars Arthur Darvill and Karen Gillan say a “very sad” goodbye to the show

Doctor Who stars Arthur Darvill and Karen Gillan – who of course play the roles of the Time Lord’s sidekicks Rory Williams and Amy Pond respectively – have now filmed their final scenes in the show, which will of course air during series seven, which is set to premiere next month on the BBC.

Of their last scenes, which both agreed were “very sad” to film, Arthur told TV Biz, “The last scene we shot was inside the Tardis with all three of us.

“We were then in darkness and we had a big group hug.”

However, trying to make light of the clearly very emotional moment, Matt Smith, who plays the Doctor, said, “We had a hug and Karen fondled me. I called her Fondling Bottom Gillan.”

Laughing, Arthur continued on a more serious note, saying, “All those feelings kept inside for so long just suddenly came out…” Read more & comment »

Karen Gillan says she is sad to be moving on from Doctor Who, but buzzing about new projects!

As Britain sheds a tear over the exit of Karen Gillan from Doctor Who this year, it seems as though she is missing the show as much as it is missing her.

Gillan – who is set to leave her role as the Doctor’s sidekick, Amy Pond , along with her on-screen husband Rory Williams, played by Arthur Darvil in what show writer, Steven Moffat has described as a truly heartbreaking exit, during the fifth episode of series seven of the iconic BBC sci-fi drama – was out and about for the night at the Scottish Fashion Awards, where she spoke to stv.tv about leaving her role.
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Former Emmerdale actress, Jenna-Louise Coleman’s Doctor Who character named as Clara?

Jenna-Louise Coleman, the actress who played murdering lesbian Jasmine Thomas in ITV’s Emmerdale, may have had  her new Doctor Who character named as Clara!

According to fans of the iconic sci-fi show, they have heard Coleman’s character referred to as ‘Clara’ on the set of the new series, which is currently being filmed.
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