[TV] Keeley Hawes Set to Guest Star on Season 8 of Doctor Who Posted by Jeffrey Harris on 03.13.2014
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BBC America has officially announced that actress Keeley Hawes (Spooks, Line of Duty) has joined the cast of the upcoming season of Doctor Who and is set to guest star on an upcoming episode. You can check out a promotional image of Hawes from the show, courtesy of BBCA, below.
Hawes will be playing Ms. Delphox, a powerful "out of this world character" who holds a dark secret. The Twelfth Doctor (Peter Capaldi) and his current companion, Clara Oswald (Jenna Coleman), will meet Ms. Delphox after they arrive on a strange and puzzling planet. The episode is written by Steve Thompson (Sherlock) and directed by Douglas Mackinnon (Line of Duty, Doctor Who).
Speaking on the role, Hawes said: "I am delighted to join Doctor Who and to be working with this incredible team. Ms Delphox is a great character and someone I've had a lot of fun playing."
Steven Moffat added on her casting: "Anyone watching Jed Mercurio's amazing Line of Duty will know that Keeley Hawes is having one hell of year. And now it's about to get even better as she achieves the greatest villainy yet attempted on Doctor Who: she plays a banker."
Filming is currently underway on the upcoming season of Doctor Who, which will feature Peter Capaldi as the new Doctor.