Doctor Who Christmas Special: Richard E Grant To Guest Star
Withnail And I actor Richard E Grant has been cast in the 2012 Doctor Who Christmas Special, the BBC has announced via Twitter.
So far his role in the special, which starts filming this week, has not been revealed.
Grant already has a long association with Doctor Who. He appeared as one of the Doctors in the Steven Moffat-written Comic Relief Special “The Curse Of Fatal Death” in 1999, and was also the Doctor in the Paul Cornell-written online adventure “Scream Of The Shalka” in 2003. And in Withnail An I, of course, he starred alongside future Doctor Who Paul McGann.
So, hey, we’re getting a multi-Doctor story of sorts… (though the chances of him playing the Doctor are pretty slim, unless there are some “The Next Doctor” shenanigans going on).
The Richard E Grant ninth Doctor in The Scream Of The Shalka