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Goran Visnjic and Robert Glenister confirmed for Doctor Who Series 12

Goran Visnjic

Story by Jack Foley

FORMER ER doctor Goran Višnjić and Hustle star Robert Glenister have been confirmed to appear in the forthcoming 12th Season of Doctor Who.

After previously starring in Doctor Who over three decades ago, Glenister is no stranger to the TARDIS and as he takes on a new character, it’s safe to say emotions will be charged as he meets the Doctor and her friends…

Making his Doctor Who debut, meanwhile, Višnjić has plenty of experience around doctors after playing Luka Kovač on the television series ER, but how will he fare when he comes face to face with the Time Lord?

Glenister commented: “I first appeared in Doctor Who in The Caves of Androzani at the tender age of 24 in 1984. Thirty five years later I got to be in it again at the not so tender age of nearly 60. How time flies!”

Speaking ahead of his debut Doctor Who appearance, Višnjić added: “I’ve always been a huge fan of Doctor Who, so when the offer to play one of my favourite people in history came, it made me so happy to be part of the show and it turned into this awesome, dream job!”

Matt Strevens, Executive Producer, said: “One of the great joys of Doctor Who are the legendary actors who want to come and join in the Doctor’s adventures. We were thrilled to welcome Goran and Robert, whose worked we’ve loved and admired for years. They create two iconic characters who are going to delight and entertain.”

Doctor Who will return in early 2020.

Jodie Whittaker will reprise her role as the Thirteenth Doctor alongside Tosin Cole (Ryan) Mandip Gill (Yaz) and Bradley Walsh (Graham) who are all returning for their second series.

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