Doctor Who Cast List

Who played whom

Main Characters

The Doctor – Peter Capaldi (2013- )

Bill – Pearl Mackie (2017- )

The Doctor – Matt Smith (2010-2013)

The Doctor – David Tennant (2005-2009)

The Doctor – Christopher Eccleston (2005)

Jenna Coleman – Clara (2012-2015)

Karen Gillan – Amy Pond (2008-2012)

Rory – Arthur Darvill (2010-2012)

Billie Piper – Rose Tyler (2005-2008)

Martha Jones – Freema Agyeman (2005-2008)

Donna Noble – Catherine Tate (2006-2008)

Recurring Characters

River Song – Alex Kingston (2008-2015)

Captain Jack Harkness – John Barrowman (2005-2010)

The Master – John Simm (2007-2010)

Missy – Michelle Gomez (2014-2015)

Ood Sigma – Paul Kasey

Dalek – Nicholas Briggs

Cyberman – Ruari Mears

Dalek Operator – Barnaby Edwards

Jackie Tyler – Camille Coduri

Mickey Smith – Noel Clarke

Dalek Operator – Nicholas Pegg

Strax – Dan Starkey

Danny – Samuel Anderson

Madame Vastra – Neve McIntosh

Wilfred Mott – Bernard Cribbins

Sylvia Noble – Jacqueline King

Trinity Wells – Lachele Carl

Francine Jones – Adjoa Andoh

Dalek Operator – David Hankinson

Slitheen – Alan Ruscoe

Jenny – Catrin Stewart

Ashildr – Maisie Williams

Pete Tyler – Shaun Dingwall

Torchwood

Main Characters

Captain Jack Harkness – John Barrowman

Gwen Cooper – Eve Myles

Rhys Williams – Kai Owen

Ianto Jones – Gareth David-Lloyd

Owen Harper – Burn Gorman

Toshiko Sato – Naoko Mori

PC Andy Davidson – Tom Price

Weevil – Paul Kasey

Rex Matheson – Mekhi Phifer

Esther Drummond – Alexa Havins

Oswald Danes – Bill Pullman

Jilly Kitzinger – Lauren Ambrose

Mary Cooper – Sharon Morgan

Geraint Cooper – William Thomas

John Frobisher – Peter Capaldi

Past Doctors

John Hurt (2013)

Paul McGann (1996)

Sylvester McCoy (1987–89)

Colin Baker (1984–86)

Peter Davison (1982–84)

Tom Baker (1974–81)

Jon Pertwee (1970–74)

Patrick Troughton (1966–69)

William Hartnell (1963–66)

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Doctor Who Appearances

Where to see your favorite “Doctor Who” and “Torchwood” stars!

Alex Kingston (River) stars in the UK show “A Discovery of Witches,” also on AMC and BBC America. She and John Barrowman appear at Fedcon October 22-24 in Bonn, Germany. More Info She is working on a new film, “James and Lucia.”

John Barrowman (Captain Jack) appears at Fan Expo Cleveland, April 29-May 1, 2022 at Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland. More Info

Jenna Coleman (Clara) stars in “The Serpent” and the new “Sandman” on Netflix.

Call the Midwife and Doctor Who stars lead cast for Steven Moffat’s The Devil’s Hour 6/22/21

Peter Capaldi is one of the stars of “The Suicide Squad,” which comes out August 6.

Matt Smith has a lot of new movies coming out and stars in the “Game of Thrones” prequel “House of the Dragon.” He appears Friday, 10/21 on “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon” on NBC.

Richard E. Grant (Dr. Simeon/The Great Intelligence) appears in “Loki” on Disney+.

Billie Piper (ex-Rose) co-created and stars in “I Hate Suzy” Thursdays on HBO Max.

Sheridan Smith, who’s played many roles on the show, has a few new movies and shows coming out.

Eve Myles (Gwen) also appears. Myles also stars in “Keeping Faith” on Acorn.

John Simm (The Master) stars in the hit UK series “Grace.”

Alex Kingston appears in a new show “A Discovery of Witches” (You watch it on AMC, Sundance Now or Amazon) as well as the Amazon original series “The Widow.”

Freema Agyeman (Martha) stars in “New Amsterdam” Tuesdays on NBC.

Karen Gillan has a bunch of movies coming out, including “Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 3,” and “Thor: Love and Thunder.” She appears Friday, 7/1 on “The Talk” on ABC.

David Tennant has a new podcast! Other actors from “Doctor Who” will appear. More Info He stars in the new British miniseries “Around the World in 80 Days” and the UK series “Inside Man.” He also appears on “The Late Late Show with James Corden” on CBS Thursday, 7/29 (Re-run From 3/22/21).

Mark Gatiss has 2 new movies coming out, including “Mission Impossible 7.”

Bill Pullman (Oswald, Torchwood) stars in “The Sinner” on USA Network and appears Thursday, Oct. 21 on “The Kelly Clarkson Show.”

Burn Gorman (Owen) appears in the new series “Halo” starting 3/24 and appears in “The Offer” starting Thursday, April 28 on Paramount+.

Noel Clarke (Mickey) has a lot of new movies coming out and stars in the new UK series “Viewpoint.”

Christopher Eccleston (The Doctor, 2005) news found here! He stars in a new UK miniseries “Close to Me” More Info and also appears at Megacon, August 12-15 at the Orange County Convention Center.

Arthur Darvill (ex-Rory, Doctor Who) has a new movie coming out.

Bradley Walsh  (ex-Graham) stars in the new UK series “The Larkins,” which begins in November.  “The Larkins” on Acorn TV starting Monday, December 13.

Tosin Cole (ex-Ryan) has news movies coming out and stars in the new Peter Moffat series “61st Street” on AMC.

Catherine Tate (ex-Donna) does a voice in “DuckTales” on DisneyHD and appears in the UK children’s series “The Brilliant World of Tom Gates.”

Michelle Gomez (Missy) appears in the series “Flight Attendant” on HBOMax, plays Madame Rouge in “Doom Patrol” (also on HBOMax) and does a voice in “The Loud House Movie.”

Pearl Mackie  (ex-Bill) stars in the new UK series “The Long Call” and the film “The Deal.”

Adjoa Andoh (ex-Francine) stars in “Bridgerton” as Lady Danbury on Netflix.

Maisie Williams  (Ashildr) appears in the film “Pistol.”

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Doctor Who Spoilers

What will happen!

BBC America Doctor Who – The Power of the Doctor- Sunday, 10/23, 7:00 PM-9:30pm. Having faced many perilous journeys battling some of the most feared monsters throughout space and time, it’s the final installment for the Thirteenth Doctor. This epic blockbuster special will see the Doctor fight evil across the galaxy one last time but just who will she come up against in her final battle before the Doctor regenerates once more. Trailer #1 Trailer #2

Carter Matt: Star Teases the Ending 10/21

 

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Doctor Who News

What’s New!

New Doctor chosen!

U.K. Police Not Investigating Sexual Harassment Claims Against Noel Clarke

Legend of the Sea Devils airs in the spring.

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3/27/22


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Producer Promises Epic Regeneration For Jodie Whittaker
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Older News

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Doctor Who Articles

Writing about the show!

Interview with Tosin Cole (ex-Ryan) 4/12/22

British TV Series, International Sensation 4/3/19

Review of “Class” on BBC America

Interview with David Tennant (the Tenth Doctor) 9/22/14

Review of “Doctor Who – The Complete Third Series”

Review of “Doctor Who: The Complete Fifth Series”

Review of “Doctor Who: The Complete Sixth Series”

Review “Doctor Who: Season Six, Part 1”

Review of “Doctor Who: The Complete Specials”

Review of “The Binge Watcher’s Guide Doctor Who: A History of Doctor Who and the First Female Doctor” by Mackenzie Flohr 3/20/20

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A New Year is Coming!

Blog Post #209



sick in bed

I apologize for the lack of updates on our sites this past month… finals, the holidays, traveling, and getting sick really got in the way of everything else. I’m getting back on track now!

Victor and Nikki

Eva has been on vacation, and Cherie has been filling in for her. Cherie is in Canada and gets “The Young & The Restless” a day ahead. She usually just writes Monday’s Y&R update, but she’s been doing them every day. I hope you can check it out! Eva returns Jan. 9th.

some of the Hallmark Christmas movies I saw

I was sick with a cold, that turned into a sinus infection, so I’ve spent a lot of time watching holiday movies that I recorded from Lifetime and Hallmark. I’ve enjoyed them. Some of them are a bit old-fashioned, but at least they did have some of my favorite stars, like Cameron Mathison, Jesse Metcalfe, Adam Mayfield, Amy Acker, Ryan Paevey, Lacey Chabert, Donna Mills, Greg Vaughan, and so many more! I’ve still got a few left that I’m watching. Hey, it’s still the holiday season! My decorations don’t come down until at least January 1st.

Besides holiday movies, I’ve been keeping up with “The Bold & The Beautiful” as usual. I’ve been very disappointed in the show this past year. They did many story things I didn’t agree with, including, writing out most of the Spectras; ignoring all of the past advances they made with the transgender story; bringing in boring characters/actors; breaking up Katie and Wyatt in a flash and then instantly pairing her with Thorne, and he with Sally; and cast changes that make no sense, such as letting Jacob Young go. They’ve ignored Quinn and Eric way too much (the story with Pam was pretty awful, though) as well as Maya’s parents. I don’t think I’m the only viewer who didn’t like these changes, or the only viewer sick of Hope/Liam/Steffy and Ridge/Brooke/Bill.  It seemed the only reason they brought Ingo Rademacher in to play Thorne was so that he and Katie could go up against Bill (dividing Brooke and Ridge), causing momentary problems.  On the plus side, they brought Sally and Donna back, and dumped Emma (or at least her story with Xander), and Ingo is on his way out. I didn’t mind Ingo, just the way they wrote his character. I hope they’re able to have better blance in 2019.

some of my favorite shows

I don’t know about you, but I still have a DVR full of other shows I still need to catch up on… maybe this week, after I watch the holiday movies, I can finally catch up on my favorite superhero and scifi shows. Everything else I usually watch right away, but these I usually record to DVD for a friend, who doesn’t have streaming or cable. So I put off watching them until I can figure out where I left off, get out a DVD etc. Not even to mention all of the Netflix and other streaming shows I want to watch!

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We hope you have a Happy New Year! We plan to do big things this year with our site. More reviews, interviews, news, and more shows to cover!

The Doctor

New shows are already returning for the Spring season.  You won’t want to miss the special “Doctor Who” Christmas episode tonight on BBC America (Or BBC One if you’re in the UK).  “The Orville” returned this weekend for season 2 on FOX. “A Series of Unfortunate Events” returns Tuesday for season 3 on Netflix. “grownish” returns for season 2 on Freeform Wednesday. “The Blacklist” returns for season 6 Thursday on NBC.  Check out all the new and returning shows and movies here!

What are you binge watching or catching up on this holiday season? Let us know in the comments!

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