Doctor Who stars Ncuti Gatwa and Millie Gibson

Doctor Who filming in Penarth as Doctor and companion costumes revealed

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A film crew was busy on Cardiff Bay Barrage in Penarth, Friday and Saturday night, 16 and 17 December to film scenes for Doctor Who with Ncuti Gatwa and Millie Gibson.

The BBC released photographs of Ncuti Gatwa and Millie Gibson in costume as the Doctor and companion Ruby Sunday ahead of the filming on December 17.

Ncuti Gatwa & Millie Gibson - Doctor Who costumes revealed

Millie Gibson and Ncuti Gatwa shared a video of themselves in costume at the filming base at a car park at Alexandra Head located above the north end of the Barrage.

The Penarth Daily News covered the setup for the filming on 16 December.

The filming occurred on a floating pontoon which was towed into one of the three entrance locks in the Barrage. A few fans managed to get some photos from a distance on 17 December.

Ncuti Gatwa shared some photos from the filming.


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The first full episode of Doctor Who starring Ncuti Gatwa as the Fifteenth Doctor will air during the festive period after three Doctor Who 60th anniversary specials starring David Tennant as the Fourteenth Doctor air in November 2023.