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March 21st, 2012 159 comments

And The New Companion Is – Jenna-Louise Coleman

And The New Companion Is – Jenna-Louise Coleman

Jenna-Louise Coleman has been officially confirmed as the new companion to take over from Karen Gillan when she leaves the show sometime during series Seven.

From The BBC…

Her first episode will be the Xmas special.

There will be 6 episodes this year, including the Xmas Special. Then 8 next year. Jenna’s character will first be seen at Xmas.

Steven Moffat “Amy & Rory will leave in a final encounter with the Weeping Angels in ep 5. Not everyone gets out alive and I mean it this time

The Daleks will be returning in the autumn series (Doctor Who Magazine)

Jenna-Louise was born in Blackpool and played Jasmine Thomas in Emmerdale. She has been nominated for numerous awards in recent years including “Best Newcomer” “Best Actress” “Sexiest Female” and “Best Dramatic Performance”.

Her most recent appearance will be as Annie Desmond in Julian Fellowes four part mini-series Titanic.


159 comments

  • Bigger on the Inside

    March 21st, 2012 - 6:58pm

    i have a great theory (well i think it is anyway):

    the weeping angels will send amy and rory back in time so they sort of die but not actually, like rose did

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    • RORY DOCTOR RIVER POND

      March 21st, 2012 - 8:13pm

      thats what i think too

    • Bigger on the Inside

      March 22nd, 2012 - 4:15pm

      Forgot to mention that they could be sent to where melody pond is in America as then they can bring her up themselves as I think is isnt very good that Amy and Rory have a child and lose them, especially on a family show

  • the astronaut of death

    March 21st, 2012 - 6:49pm

    this is off the subject a tiny bit .but i think the 11th doctor will regenerate in the 50th annerversery

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    • sheepinafez

      March 21st, 2012 - 7:08pm

      matt smith said he was gonna stay along time

  • the TARDIS

    March 21st, 2012 - 6:13pm

    Not happy. I know Moffat said that there would be no Who until autumn, but I reeeeaaally hoped that the theories about series 7 split over two years would come out false. You’ve let us down, BBC…

    Reply
    • the astronaut of death

      March 21st, 2012 - 6:15pm

      i know but at least half way through that gap we have go a xmas special

  • Radburn

    March 21st, 2012 - 6:03pm

    Look at the ‘Death’ of a character with Donna Noble: She didn’t really die it was the ‘Death’ of that personality. I wouldn’t get hung up on the ‘Death’ angle…

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  • the astronaut of death

    March 21st, 2012 - 5:36pm

    i think sothing is going to happen witch will make amy and rry not to do it anymore

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  • booboo

    March 21st, 2012 - 5:01pm

    Quote form Steven Moffat

    “Who she’s playing, how the Doctor meets her, and even where he finds her, are all part of one of the biggest mysteries the Time Lord ever encounters. Even by the Doctor’s standards, this isn’t your usual boy meets girl.”

    almost sound like we have met her before

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    • the astronaut of death

      March 21st, 2012 - 5:37pm

      maby she is a time lady

    • sheepinafez

      March 21st, 2012 - 6:19pm

      i hope its susan it might be aswell as its the 50 year thing next year

    • Bigger on the Inside

      March 22nd, 2012 - 4:17pm

      She could be Jenny, the doctors daughter as at the end she said something about it isn’t the last time he meets her and he will have to meet her again soon or she will have been forgotten about

      Who agrees?

    • Anonymous

      March 22nd, 2012 - 7:23pm

      Jenny was kept alive at the personal request of Moffat as a back up plan in csae whoever would be eventually cast as Amy Pond left after one series and he needed another explanation for who River Song was.

  • sheepinafez

    March 21st, 2012 - 4:49pm

    im really gonna miss karen gillan shes been my favourite companion evar if rory and amy are killed i will not be happy

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    • booboo

      March 21st, 2012 - 4:51pm

      Steven Moffat has said someone will die for real this time

    • timelord3

      March 21st, 2012 - 4:54pm

      he just said somebody wil die. he didnt actually say it would be amy and rory…but it probbably is

    • sheepinafez

      March 21st, 2012 - 4:54pm

      but it cant be rory or amy im sure he wouldnt do that they might get complaints the characters are way to popular with all ages today to kill them off

    • booboo

      March 21st, 2012 - 4:57pm

      could be a friend or relative , makes them realise they cant do this anymore and they leave heartbroken

    • sheepinafez

      March 21st, 2012 - 5:00pm

      i hope they have a nice send off nothing to sad

    • Bow tie of Doom

      March 21st, 2012 - 5:01pm

      One good theory that I’ve heard is that the Doctor finds out that Amy killed Madame Kovarian and, even though it was in an alternative timeline, turns his back on her and sends her and Rory home.

    • the TARDIS

      March 21st, 2012 - 6:19pm

      I know that most people want the Ponds to stay with us, but I do think that big, emotional exits are far more effective than just suddenly leaving at the end of an episode. Deaths are very effective – killing off Adric actually made people care about him, and with such popular companions as the Ponds would, if done well(which it will be, being written by Moffat) could be brilliant. My only problem would be it is a story mid-way through a series, which means we are not left on it for a long time to feel sad until the Doctor returns.

  • timelord3

    March 21st, 2012 - 4:46pm

    It makes sense that amys (and rorys) last episode has weeping angels in it because in the god complex amys room had weeping angels in it.

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    • Jimbob

      March 21st, 2012 - 5:00pm

      That wasn’t her room it was gibbis’

  • the astronaut of death

    March 21st, 2012 - 4:42pm

    plese can someone answer these 2 questions for me if they know

    what season will sereis 7 part 2 air winter or spring

    what is the name of the new compangion

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    • Bow tie of Doom

      March 21st, 2012 - 4:43pm

      I have a feeling the remaining 8 will make up the 50th anniversary.

    • booboo

      March 21st, 2012 - 4:44pm

      No idea of the schedules or name yet

    • timelord3

      March 21st, 2012 - 4:44pm

      Answers:
      1) The 2nd part of series 7 will most likley air early in 2013
      2) We just dont know yet we only now who plays her at the moment

    • booboo

      March 21st, 2012 - 4:48pm

      Digital spy are saying Meredith Gold – that sounds human to me

  • Bow tie of Doom

    March 21st, 2012 - 4:40pm

    Six episodes this year!???!!????????
    MOFFAT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    • Bow tie of Doom

      March 21st, 2012 - 4:42pm

      As for Jenna- Louise Colman well, I wish her the best of luck! I think she’ll be great!

    • booboo

      March 21st, 2012 - 4:43pm

      and 8 next year, all part of the same series

    • the astronaut of death

      March 21st, 2012 - 4:44pm

      15 episodeS WOW!

    • Bow tie of Doom

      March 21st, 2012 - 4:45pm

      Yeah, I was a little shocked that’s all. So what month exactly could Series 7 begin?

    • booboo

      March 21st, 2012 - 4:47pm

      if its one continuous series then it has to be November – there is nothing at the moment which says any of this will be part of the 5oth anniversary

    • Anonymous

      March 21st, 2012 - 7:03pm

      Apparently Steven Moffat has confirmed that it will be the series after this that includes the 50th anniversary, although how it will work is of course completely unknown.

      Although there is an advantage to this type of broadcasting, we can estimate that the show will be returning about the 17th of November.

  • timelord3

    March 21st, 2012 - 4:29pm

    it says on the official website that the doctor meets her in a dramatic turn of events. wonder what it is. heres some off my ideas:
    Shes a robot
    She kills amy and rory
    Shes susan
    Shes Romana 3
    Any one else got any ideas

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    • the astronaut of death

      March 21st, 2012 - 4:39pm

      i dont think she will kill amy and rory because it said on another website moffat said amy and rory’s last episode will be episode 5 and there last monster will be the weeping angles

      and the new compaingion first apperence is in the xmas special so by then amy and rory would have alredy left

    • booboo

      March 21st, 2012 - 4:42pm

      They will get turned to stone by the angels and be left to be together for ever as statues – i can see it coming.

    • timelord3

      March 21st, 2012 - 4:42pm

      Oh yeah i forgot about that. but what about the other ideas?

    • the astronaut of death

      March 21st, 2012 - 5:20pm

      booboo is that just a guess or is that actually going to happen

    • booboo

      March 21st, 2012 - 5:22pm

      a complete guess, just speculating

    • Rooners

      March 21st, 2012 - 5:25pm

      I thought the angels sent you back in time – to quote the Doctor..

      “The only psychopaths in the universe to kill you nicely. No mess, no fuss, they just zap you into the past and let you live to death.”

      Nice thought though…suitably dark for my taste ๐Ÿ™‚

    • Commander Strax

      March 22nd, 2012 - 5:37pm

      SORRY but….

      weeping angles lol

  • gary

    March 21st, 2012 - 4:17pm

    WOW!! I loved her in Waterloo Road and it’s fantastic to have a northern companion! Let’s hope she has a northern accent while she stays on the show!
    Can’t wait for the Weeping Angels to return! Can wait for the Daleks!

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    • BOOBOO JR

      March 21st, 2012 - 4:21pm

      Who was she in Waterloo Road?

    • booboo

      March 21st, 2012 - 4:32pm

      Lindsay James

  • Whofan#1

    March 21st, 2012 - 3:57pm

    sounds good :mrgreen:

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  • BOOBOO JR

    March 21st, 2012 - 3:55pm

    Never heard of her, but is she a good actress, and more importantly, will she make a good DW Companion? Will she live up to the standard set by Karen Gillan???

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    • GreenAnchorRedWaterfall

      March 21st, 2012 - 4:05pm

      I’ve never heard of her either. :/

    • Anonymous

      March 21st, 2012 - 4:53pm

      I hadn’t heard of Karen Gillan when she was announced to be a companion but i enjoyed the episodes she was in.

  • mumble5557

    March 21st, 2012 - 3:51pm

    Booboo do you know the name of this new companian. She is a fab actress btw.

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  • cyberman2

    March 21st, 2012 - 3:48pm

    WHAT!!! ONLY 6 EPISODES INCLUDING THE XMAS ONE!!!

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    • GreenAnchorRedWaterfall

      March 21st, 2012 - 4:06pm

      I think that when it returns in Autumn, it will pause and the new episodes are at January!

    • Anon

      March 21st, 2012 - 4:19pm

      series five was good, series six was rubbish at some stages, now series seven looks like the star wars episode I reviews… terrible. worst lead writer ever!

    • booboo

      March 21st, 2012 - 4:25pm

      now series seven looks like the star wars episode I reviews

      How do you know, you havnet seen any of it yet

    • booboo

      March 21st, 2012 - 4:29pm

      Wrong, read the article, there are 14 episodes

    • cyberman2

      March 22nd, 2012 - 7:43am

      oh thanks i was about to blow

    • cyberman2

      March 22nd, 2012 - 7:46am

      i thought when it meant 8 next year i thought it meant the next series so are they doing that thing they did with series 6?

  • crazy guy

    March 21st, 2012 - 3:45pm

    this will be the best season ever

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    • crazy guy

      March 21st, 2012 - 3:46pm

      even though i will be sad when Amy and Rory go

  • Tardis’nt

    March 21st, 2012 - 3:04pm

    Yay daleks ๐Ÿ™‚ amy and rory leave ๐Ÿ™ i reckon the angels get amy and then rory goes home because he is sad, i want to see a proper cyberman episode and a proper dalek one too, i want sea devils and other stuff that i cant think of now. i have never heard of this person, i would have prefered miranda heart (or however you spell it) from miranda, shes funny!!!

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    • Anonymous

      March 21st, 2012 - 3:46pm

      it would be complex if angles time beatle and silence mixed lol

    • Onondo (Formerly extremeMI)

      March 21st, 2012 - 4:43pm

      It could possibly be Rory.

    • Tardis’nt

      March 22nd, 2012 - 2:59pm

      i think that rory has died enough…

    • Commander Strax

      March 22nd, 2012 - 5:31pm

      NO ADIPOSE

  • DW Fan

    March 21st, 2012 - 1:53pm

    BRILLIANT! I loved her im Emmerdale and now in this, I can’t wait! Brilliant choice!

    I wish her character name was released though :/

    Please check out my character profile I made for her http://www.bebo.com/2012Girl

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    • DW Fan

      March 21st, 2012 - 1:57pm

      in Emmerdale*

  • The 13th Doctor

    March 21st, 2012 - 12:28pm

    haven’t seen her in emerdale so im looking forward to seeing what shes like

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    • The 13th Doctor

      March 22nd, 2012 - 7:25pm

      and i have to say she is easy on the eyes

  • Andrew Hall

    March 21st, 2012 - 12:08pm

    Ive seen her in Emmerdale and shes a good actress. Times change, thats what the show is all about! Companions come and go, thats always been a part of Doctor Who!

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  • viking

    March 21st, 2012 - 11:30am

    The good news: That this was published in the lunchbreak so I could spend a 10 minuts to find out what the h… their thinking about.

    The bad news: Its only bad news…. Seems like they just thinking “we never going to top Karen anyway, so lets just find someone who makes the Doctor look good and dont steal all the attention.”

    But this is just my reaction. And I know that redheads/blondes with a decent height just like ms. Gillan is just my type of girls. After all, it has a few benefits to watch DW with a partner who can identify herself with ms. Gillan. But his girl? No offence, but I probably wouldnt noticed her at all. And I’m afraid that the comments at home will be even less flattering. So this is bad, bad news….

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  • YoureSoVain TommyP

    March 21st, 2012 - 11:04am

    with her being from Blackpool may be she’ll be a Luice Miller type of companion for TV… or just another Alien with a northern accent… Haha ha…

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  • simon w

    March 21st, 2012 - 11:00am

    She was in Captain America the First Avenger as Connie I only hope she’s eather as good or even better than karen.

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  • Mr Pond

    March 21st, 2012 - 10:54am

    I haven’t seen her in anything i have watched so will have to wait and see

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    • Mels

      March 21st, 2012 - 12:15pm

      I don’t know her either. But DW is generally spot-on with casting, so I suspect she’ll bring something good and unique to the show.

      Well hopefully. :p

  • Omega

    March 21st, 2012 - 10:53am

    I hope she is an Alien, something different

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    • GreenAnchorRedWaterfall

      March 21st, 2012 - 4:08pm

      Yeah, would like a bit of a change rather than humans. It would be funny if she was a Dalek in disguise!

    • tardiscontrolunit

      March 21st, 2012 - 4:55pm

      yeah, id prefer someone like captain jack or suasan from season 1 in 1963 who arent human.

    • Dalek Sec

      March 22nd, 2012 - 3:23am

      Romana and Riversong. There was also a Cyber companion.

    • cyberman2

      March 22nd, 2012 - 8:07am

      in dr.who adventures it said river may be returning

  • Peter

    March 21st, 2012 - 10:52am

    The Ponds are in it for a while then

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  • Kal Wildman

    March 21st, 2012 - 10:50am

    we wont a male Companion
    for a change

    Reply
  • matparks08

    March 21st, 2012 - 10:38am

    I’ll watch Titanic before I make my opinion because i’ve never heard of her

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  • matparks08

    March 21st, 2012 - 10:37am

    The fact she’s listed as ‘sexiest female’ doesn’t boost my confidence – sorry to be a bore but I prefer companions who are more than just a pretty face – like all the companions in Tennants era for example!

    Reply

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