Samuel Anderson Joins Doctor Who For Peter Capaldi’s First Series
Rising star Samuel Anderson (The History Boys, Gavin & Stacey, Emmerdale)
is set to join the cast of Doctor Who as a recurring character in
Series 8, which will also introduce Peter Capaldi as the Doctor.
Anderson will play Danny Pink, a teacher at Coal Hill School where companion Clara Oswald
(Jenna Coleman) also teaches. On joining the show Samuel Anderson said:
"I was so excited to join Doctor Who I wanted to jump and click my
heels, but I was scared I might not come down before filming started!"