Doctor Who’s New Companion!
From a list of potentials for the much coveted role, which is rumoured to have included Kelly Brooke and Lilly Allen, 21-year-old Scot, Karen Gillan emerged victorious.
Karen will be appearing opposite new doctor Matt Smith in the new series of the show which will be aired around Easter 2010.
She said: “I am absolutely over the moon at being chosen to play the Doctor’s new companion.”
Filming on the new series will begin in July for transmission around Easter 2010. Tennant’s final episodes will air this Christmas.
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