Filming is well underway for series 14 of BBC’s Doctor Who – starring Ncuti Gatwa as the Fifteenth Doctor and Millie Gibson as the next companion Ruby Sunday. There has also been a new casting announcement, as well as photos and videos released.
On January 3, 2023, set photos revealed that Dunkirk actor Aneurin Barnard will also be starring in the new series as some form of politician. It’s not clear if this character will be a villain in the series.
BBC has officially released another new casting for series 14 of Doctor Who; an American actress called Jinkx Monsoon, who will be playing a villain. Monsoon is known for winning RuPaul’s Drag Race show in 2013, and then won again during RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars.
There are also photos and videos released of Monsoon wearing a costume for the series (below).
Photos of Jinkx Monsoon in costume
The costume appears to be musically themed with a black and white piano outfit.
However, there’s been no name revealed for the character yet. It’s being kept under wraps, with the role only being described as the ‘Doctor’s most powerful enemy yet!‘
In an interview with Pride site on April 18, Monoon shared about the production progress:
“Yeah, I’m in Cardiff, Wales. I haven’t begun shooting Doctor Who yet, but I’ve been having meetings and costume fittings. And my god, it’s just… it’s a dream come true. I’ve had a lot of dreams come true recently.”Jinkx Monsoon. Pride
A video view of the costume
The BBC has now announced that filming has started on April 19, with a full video view of Monsoon’s costume
There currently isn’t a release date yet for series 14, however it still expected to be releasing late 2023.
Doctor Who will first be returning for the 60th anniversary episodes in November, 2023. There are also set photos of David Tennant, Catherine Tate and more.
A new official photo was also released for the 60th of David Tennant’s Doctor peering out of the TARDIS, while smiling.