10 British acting legends we’d love to guest star in ‘Doctor Who’

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With filming on Doctor Who‘s new season underway in Cardiff, news of upcoming guest stars is now starting to emerge.

Considering that the show has atttracted such dramatic heavyweights as Michael Gambon, Derek Jacobi, Diana Rigg, Ian McKellen, Timothy Dalton, Penelope Wilton, Simon Callow, Richard E. Grant, Anne Reid, Bill Nighy and John Hurt in recent years, it’s almost surprising there are still some British acting legends that have somehow never appeared in the show.

Here we’ve picked out ten of the UK’s most iconic actors that we’d love to see in Doctor Who one day…


Patrick Stewart

X-Men Patrick Stewart


Judi Dench

Skyfall Judi Dench


Stephen Fry

Stephen Fry


Julie Walters

Harry Potter Julie Walters


Emma Thompson

Emma Thompson


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