The BBC confirmed in November that New Year particular ‘Revolution of the Daleks’ would see the departure of two of Doctor Who’s present companions. And so it went. Bradley Walsh’s Graham and Tosin Cole’s Ryan have now left the TARDIS, and we already know who’ll be taking their place. Actor and comic John Bishop has joined the solid for collection 13.
54-year-old Bishop (Skins, Accused, Fearless) will play new character “Dan”, a task that govt producer Chris Chibnall says was constructed particularly for the stand-up and actor. “As he becomes embroiled in the Doctor’s adventures, Dan will quickly learn there’s more to the Universe(s) than he could ever believe,” says the BBC press launch.
Said launch stops wanting utilizing the phrase ‘companion’ to explain Dan however confirms that he’ll be “travelling through Space and Time alongside the Doctor and Yaz,” when “he’ll face evil alien races beyond his wildest nightmares,” so let’s go along with companion for now.
Here’s a primary glimpse of him in motion: