5 actors we’d like to play a new male companion in ‘Doctor Who’

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With filming on the new series of Doctor Who now underway in Cardiff and rumours around about a new male companion joining Clara and Peter Capaldi’s Doctor, CultBox has picked out the five cult TV actors we’d most like to join the TARDIS in Series 8…


Damien Molony


Who links: Irish actor Damien Molony starred as vampire Hal in BBC Three’s Being Human, created by Toby Whithouse (‘School Reunion’, ‘The Vampires of Venice’, ‘The God Complex’, ‘A Town Called Mercy’)


Sacha Dhawan

Who links: Sacha Dhawan played ‘An Unearthly Child’ directorWaris Hussein in Mark Gatiss’s Doctor Who drama An Adventure in Space and Time last year, as well as starring in BBC Two’s Christmas ghost story The Tractate Middoth, also written by Gatiss


Colin Morgan

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Who links: Northern Irish actor Colin Morgan guest starred in Series 4’s ‘Midnight’ by Russell T Davies, followed by five years as the title character in BBC One’s Cardiff-based Saturday evening fantasy drama Merlin


Daniel Anthony

Who links: Currently starring in medical drama Casualty, filmed in the same Cardiff studio as Doctor Who, Daniel Anthony played Clyde Langer in CBBC’s Doctor Who spin-off The Sarah Jane Adventures between 2007–2011, where his character encountered both David Tennant and Matt Smith’s Doctors


Richard Madden

Who links: The boyfriend of Doctor Who actress Jenna Coleman, who plays Clara, Game of Thrones actor Richard Madden himself recently hinted: “I’ve always loved Doctor Who …we’ll just see what happens in the future.”


Who would you like to play a new male companion in Doctor Who? Let us know below…