Jenna Coleman ‘quits Doctor Who’

The actor will reportedly be leaving the TV program after snapping up the lead as queen Victoria in a new eight-part ITV drama, according to the Mirror.

Coleman, 29, is thought to have already filmed her final scenes alongside Peter Capaldi and she will leave before the Doctor Who Christmas special.

She has played Clara in the BBC sci-fi series for three years and accompanied actors Matt Smith and Peter Capaldi on their adventures as the Doctor. Coleman is now the longest-serving assistant since the series was relaunched in 2005.

Source: The Guardian

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Originally from Minnesota in the United States, Dave has lived all over.  He currently makes his home in Ottawa, Ontario Canada where he lives with his wife and stepdaughter.  Dave works as an on-air announcer at Boom 99-7 (CJOT.) One of his first sci-fi memories was that of watching Star Trek the original series in reruns on Sunday mornings so, as you can imagine, that made quite the impression and was one of the inspirations for founding the Galactic Netcasts network in 2011.

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