The BBC have announced the reveal of another guest star to feature in the next series of Doctor Who, read on for further details:
Popular comedian, actor and broadcaster Sanjeev Bhaskar is to join the cast of Doctor Who when the series returns to BBC One on 23rd August.
Speaking about the role, Bhaskar said: "I’m thrilled to have made a small contribution to and now be part of the Doctor Who universe. Another dream box ticked!"
Steven Moffat, lead writer and executive producer, said: "I’m completely thrilled that Sanjeev Bhaskar is coming to the aid of the Doctor. The danger is never deadlier than in a finale episode, and the Time Lord is going to need all the help he can get!"
Filming is well underway for Series 8 of Doctor Who. Guest stars confirmed to join Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman in the new series include Michelle Gomez, Frank Skinner, Ben Miller, Tom Riley, Keeley Hawes and Hermione Norris.
Doctor Who returns on Saturday 23rd August to BBC One and BBC One HD, a time is to be confirmed.