Thursday, 21 August 2014

The One Show Peter Capaldi

Peter Capaldi was guest on the BBC One magazine programme The One Show this evening 21 August 2014

Alex Jones asked whether he was looking for a new companion following the news that Jenna Coleman has decided to leave at Christmas. Alex did make it clear that it is rumoured. "What will you be looking for in a new assistant?"

Peter: "I'm not looking for a new assistant. I don't know where these rumours have started"

"I've read that she may be leaving at Christmas, but I don't even know if she'll get to Christmas. You just got to watch and see"

What to make of this? I do not listen to rumour myself and simply wait to read or hear an official announcement from the BBC  and the Doctor Who team. 

The new series airs at 7.50pm on BBC One this coming Saturday. I suggest we enjoy the next 13 weeks and the Christmas special and see how it pans out for our Clara

Sunday, 17 August 2014

Jenna Coleman set to quit as Clara Oswald

Current Doctor Who companion Jenna Coleman is set to leave her role as Clara Oswald at the end of the current series according to 'The Daily Mirror' today.

Jenna, pictured with co-star and new Doctor Peter Capaldi, will depart the show in this year's Christmas special after 18 months as portraying companion Clara Oswald, initially with previous Doctor Matt Smith. At present, this is purely a red top rumour. No official statement has been released from the BBC or Steven Moffat.