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Anjli Mohindra and Laura Fraser to Star in Doctor Who Series 12

Anjli Mohindra and Laura Fraser are set to guest star in upcoming episodes of Doctor Who Series 12. Mohindra’s involvement has been rumoured for some time now, so this confirmation is very welcome.

Previously starring as Rani Chandra in the CBBC spin-off, The Sarah Jane Adventures, this time, Anjli takes on a new character, so it’s safe to say she’ll be worlds away from her usual appearance…

Starring in a separate episode, Laura has previously starred in various dramas including the hit BBC show, The Missing and more recently Better Call Saul.

Anjli Mohindra says:

“As a huge fan of the last series, it’s a bit of a dream come true getting to work opposite Jodie [Whittaker], Mandip [Gill], Tosin [Cole], and of course after all these years, to work with Bradley [Walsh] again! There’s something undeniably special about Jodie’s Doctor, and to be bringing some terror to the joint was rather fun indeed.”

Laura Fraser adds:

“I love this episode and couldn’t resist playing such an intense character. I watched Doctor Who every week as a child, so it was a massive thrill to be asked to take part in such an iconic show.”

Matt Strevens, Executive Producer, says:

“It was a real joy to welcome Anjli and Laura to the show. We’ve wanted to work with them since we started and have found the perfect characters for them to show off their talent and range – both formidable in very different ways.”

Doctor Who returns with Spyfall, written by Chris Chibnall, on 1st January 2020.

Philip Bates

Editor and co-founder of the Doctor Who Companion. When he’s not watching television, reading books ‘n’ Marvel comics, listening to The Killers, and obsessing over script ideas, Philip Bates pretends to be a freelance writer. He enjoys collecting everything. Writer of The Black Archive: The Pandorica Opens/ The Big Bang, The Silver Archive: The Stone Tape, and 100 Objects of Doctor Who.

Anjli Mohindra and Laura Fraser to Star in Doctor Who Series 12

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