Cast Lists

Doctor Who Season 8 Early Cast List

Here’s a brief look at the list of cast and characters so far known to be starring in Doctor Who Season 8, which begins airing in the US and UK on Saturday, August 23, 2014.

Regular Cast List

Character – Actor/Actress

The Doctor – Peter Capaldi

Clara Oswald (Female companion) – Jenna-Louise Coleman

Danny Pink (Male companion) – Samuel Anderson

Madame Vastra – Neve McIntosh

Jenny Flint – Catrin Stewart

Strax – Dan Starkey

Osgood – Ingrid Oliver

Kate Stewart – Jemma Redgrave

Guest Cast

Gatekeeper of the Nethersphere – Michelle Gomez

Michelle said: “Well of course Peter Capaldi is our next Doctor, which makes complete sense. I’m thrilled to join him. Well, you would be wouldn’t you?”

Ms Delphox – Keeley Hawes

Keeley said: “I am delighted to join Doctor Who and to be working with this incredible team. Ms Delphox is a great character and someone I’ve had a lot of fun playing.”

Inspector Gregson – Paul Hickey

Colonel Blue – Michael Smiley


Other notable Doctor Who season 8 guest stars, playing characters yet to be officially named:

Ben Miller

Ben said: “As a committed Whovian I cannot believe my luck in joining the Twelfth Doctor for one of his inaugural adventures. My only worry is that they’ll make me leave the set when I’m not filming.”

Hermione Norris

Hermione said: “It’s exciting to be part of such an iconic show, and one that my kids can watch!”

Frank Skinner (Comedian/TV presenter)

Frank said: “I love this show. I subscribe to Dr Who magazine, I’ve got a Tardis ringtone, a five-foot cardboard Dalek in my bedroom and when I got the call saying they wanted me to read for the part, I was in the back of my tour bus watching episode three of The Sensorites. I am beyond excited.”

Louisa Rose Allen aka ‘Foxes’ (Singer)

Foxes said: “I can’t believe I’m actually going to be in an episode of Doctor Who! Especially as it all came about from a chance meeting. . . I was telling them how much I loved Doctor Who and next thing they invited me to be on it”