Doctor Who series 8: new guest star rumoured

News Louisa Mellor 4 Jun 2014 - 14:44

Auf Weidersehen Pet's Christopher Fairbank is rumoured to be making a guest appearance in Doctor Who series 8...

Details are thin on the ground for this one so far, but on the authority of the mighty Blogtor Who and filming set photos, it's been reported that Christopher Fairbank, a familiar face from well, just about everything is to make a guest appearance in Doctor Who's new series.

Fairbank has been a regular presence in TV and film since the late 1970s, memorably playing the role of Albert Arthur Moxey in Auf Weidersehen Pet, as well as appearing in just about any novel adaptation worth its salt (The Rotters' ClubThe Line Of BeautyTess Of The D'Urbervilles and this year, Jamaica Inn). He's also tipped up in MerlinPirates Of The Caribbean 4, and The Fifth Element. Buy a ticket to the Dwayne Johnson-starring Hercules to enjoy all the Rock's lion-hatted glory and you'll see a glimpse of Fairbank in that too, according to the IMDb.

This won't be Fairbank's first dealing with the TARDIS either, as the actor has previously voiced two roles for Big Finish Audio Adventures, the first as the voice behind Professor Pierre Aronnax in The Wreck Of The Titan, and the second as Doc Baroque in The Scapegoat.

We'll bring you official details and confirmation when it arrives.

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