"We will have a new companion, and I'm excited because obviously I know who this person is. Clara had prior knowledge of the doctor. It was conceived as a human connected to your timeline, and so had access to the cosmic nature of the Doctor. She understood a little about how he was...Now we have someone who knows very little about the Doctor."So, Doctor Who's latest companion will be the polar opposite of Clara. While we don't know who has been cast, Peter Capaldi has revealed that he's worked with the actress before in some capacity. But he wouldn't say where or when. He does not state that this is someone who has already appeared on the BBC America cult hit. But that is a possibility. … [Read more...] about Doctor Who Has Found His New Companion, Who Is It?
Emer Kenny added, “From the moment I read that Karen Pirie orders a Bacardi Breezer as her after-work drink (other brands of alco-pop are available) I knew that she was the detective for me. Val is the queen of crime for good reason and I’m honoured to be bringing her creation to a TV audience, especially for ITV which has been home to some of my favourite detective shows, from Broadchurch to Prime Suspect. Of course, I’m delighted to be working with World Productions again, who really know their way around a crime drama.” … [Read more...] about ITV Adapting Val McDermid’s Cold Case Thriller ‘Karen Pirie’ From ‘Harlots’ Writer Emer Kenny & ‘Bodyguard’ Producer World