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Jenna Coleman confirms she has filmed her final scenes on Doctor Who…

September 19th, 2015 by Marc Comments

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Well, we reported earlier this week that Jenna Coleman was PROBABLY quitting Doctor Who this season and now the actress has confirmed it herself…

On the Radio 1 Breakfast Show, the actress announced: “I have left the Tardis and I’ve filmed my last scenes.” 

Just as we predicted… “It has been in the works for a very long time. Steven [Moffat] and I sat down a year ago, a year and a half ago and tried to work out the best place to do it and the best place in which to tell a really good story. So hopefully that’s what we’ve done.

“I think it’s really, really cool.  Obviously we’re not going to give away any details but it will happen at some point this season.”

So it’s all done and dusted, apart from the airing of the episodes, her time travelling in time and space is done: “I did get emotional. I was really trying to fight against it but you can’t help it. It’s been my life, really, for the last three, four years. And I just love Peter [Capaldi] so much and the job so much and all the crew.”

We were surprised at how many of you were keen to see her leave the series when we posted the story on our social pages this week, so it looks like many Who fans will be glad to see this change in the series but, personally, it worries me because we know that River Song will appear in the Christmas episode and we’re hearing Clara will already be gone by then… please don’t let River be the new/old companion moving forward.

Or is that just us?

Jenna Coleman will be seen next year in her new ITV series in which she plays the young Queen Victoria.

Doctor Who returns to our screens tonight! (Saturday, Sept 19th)

This morning with Jenna Coleman. She’s saying bye bye to Doctor Who

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Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….