Michelle Gomez as Missy

Michelle Gomez confirms Missy is returning to ‘Doctor Who’ next season

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Doctor Who star Michelle Gomez has announced that she’ll be back as Missy in Season 10.

She revealed the news at MegaCon in Orlando over the weekend – as well as revealing that she wants Missy to kiss Captain Jack.

The Scottish actress confirmed: “I can say that I will be doing the next season.”

She then joked: “…and that was a massive spoiler and now I’m sacked.”

Gomez first appeared as Missy, a female incarnation of the Master, in 2014 and reappeared in last season’s opening two-part story, ‘The Magician’s Apprentice’ and ‘The Witch’s Familiar’.

Doctor Who 9 Missy Michelle Gomez The Magician's Apprentice

Gomez was recently nominated for Best Supporting Actress in the 2016 British Academy Television Awards – the first ever BAFTA TV Supporting Actress nomination for Doctor Who.

She will next be seen in Amazon’s first UK original dramaThe Collection. Created by Oliver Goldstick (Ugly Betty, Pretty Little Liars), the family saga is set in the post-war Paris fashion world.

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

> Buy the complete Season 9 box set on Blu-ray on Amazon.

The first of Steven Moffat’s final 14 episodes as showrunner will be this year’s Christmas special, with a full season of Doctor Who starting on BBC One in spring 2017. New showunner Chris Chibnall’s first season will air in 2018.

Doctor Who The Witch's Familiar Michelle Gomez Missy

Season 10 will begin filming in July, 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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