Peter Capaldi of the British television series Doctor Who speaks at the Apple Store on July 17, 2015 in Berlin, Germany.
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By Katie Reilly
April 23, 2016

British actor Pearl Mackie has been named the new companion to the Doctor in the 10th season of Doctor Who, the long-running show announced on Saturday.

Mackie—who is currently performing in the National Theatre’s production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time in London—will appear as a new character, Bill, alongside Peter Capaldi, who stars as the Doctor.

“It’s such an extraordinary British institution, I couldn’t be prouder to call the Tardis my home,” said Mackie, 28, the BBC reported.

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The show released a clip from the new season, set to premiere in 2017, showing Mackie and Capaldi running from “the deadliest alien war machine ever devised.”

 

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