Matt Lucas says Nardole will be ‘more textured’ in new ‘Doctor Who’ season

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Little Britain star Matt Lucas has revealed that his Doctor Who character will be developed further when he returns to the show next year.

It was officially announced on Tuesday that the comedy actor will be joining the cast of Doctor Who as a regular in Season 10, which begins filming next week.

Lucas tweeted yesterday: “I’m so excited about these Doctor Who scripts I can barely sleep. I’m a happy zombie.”

He added: “I love how Nardole is becoming more textured.”

Doctor Who The Husbands of River Song Nardole (MATT LUCAS)

Matt Lucas made his debut as Nardole, who met the Doctor on the human colony of Mendorax Dellora in the year 5343, in last year’s Christmas special, ‘The Husbands of River Song’.

> Buy the complete Season 9 box set on DVD on Amazon.

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The new season of Doctor Who will air on BBC One in spring 2017, with Pearl Mackie joining Peter Capaldi’s Doctor as new companion Bill.

> Here’s everything we know so far about Season 10.

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