Doctor Who unveils new companion for 11th Time Lord

The BBC revealed that the companion for the forthcoming series of Doctor Who will be Karen Gillan.


Twenty-one-year-old Gillan will star alongside new Time Lord, Matt Smith, when the smash hit drama returns to BBC One in spring 2010.


With filming due to begin this summer, Gillan beat off dozens of hopefuls to land one of television's most coveted roles.


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May 30, 2009 6:54AM EDT

i love that there was only 'dozens' of hopefuls

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Jun 4, 2009 7:08AM EDT

Am I mistaken or was Karen Gillan a soothsayer in The Fires of Pompeii ?

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Jun 19, 2009 4:42PM EDT

im still bummed about david leaving but i still have high hopes for this new guy and i hope his companion is just as great but they have to live up to the expectations left by catherine tate and david tennant and also billie piper.

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Jul 7, 2009 10:46PM EDT

That's correct, she was the soothsayer in The Fires of Pompeii

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