‘Doctor Who’: Amy and Rory departure details revealed

Doctor Who showrunner Steven Moffat has given some new hints about the leaving storyline for companions Amy and Rory in the show’s next series.

The show’s official Twitter feed quotes Moffat: “Amy and Rory will leave in a final encounter with the Weeping Angels in [Episode] 5. Not everyone gets out alive and I mean it this time.”

Former Emmerdale actress Jenna-Louise Coleman was also officially revealed as Doctor Who’s new companion this morning, followed by the news that only six episodes of Series 7 will be broadcast this year. The remaining eight episodes will air in 2013. Coleman’s character will make her debut in this year’s Christmas special.

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