‘EastEnders’ star cast in Series 6 of ‘Doctor Who’

Former EastEnders actress Nina Toussaint-White has been cast as a character named Mels in an episode to air in the second half of Series 6.

Toussaint-White is best known for playing Bradley Branning’s girlfriend Syd Chambers in the BBC One soap in 2009. Previous guest roles include Primeval and Casualty.

Doctor Who Spoilers report that the actress’s online CV reveals she will appear in an episode directed by Richard Senior, who is directing Episode 8 and Episode 13 of Doctor Who’s sixth series. Both of these episodes will be written by showrunner Steven Moffat.