Indira Varma joins cast of ‘Doctor Who’

Azha Khan



Indira Varma has been confirmed as the latest addition in the cast of ‘Doctor Who’.

Without divulging much details about her character, it is reported that she will play a “mysterious” character known as The Duchess.

The shooting of the new series is currently underway. It features Ncuti Gatwa as The Doctor and Millie Gibson as new companion Ruby Sunday.

Varma said, “I’m thrilled to be in Doctor Who and particularly excited to be crossing cosmic paths with Ncuti, as The Doctor, and look forward to creating interplanetary mischief with him.”

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“I loved playing Suzie Costello for Russell T Davies in Torchwood so am thrilled to be entering this world again.”

Showrunner Davies added, “I’m overjoyed to be reunited with Indira after our Torchwood days, and this part is truly spectacular! A whole new audience will be hiding behind the settee when the Duchess unleashes her terror.”