Doctor Who star Jenna Coleman shares her secret to success and tells us how even working with Peter Capaldi isn’t improving her ability to do a Scottish accent in this edition of our 60 Second Challenge. Jenna is nominated for her role as Clara Oswald at the upcoming British Academy Cymru Awards which take place Sunday. Source
Today on BBC Radio 1 Jenna announced after 4 years of being Clara Oswald she’s leaving the tardis in season 9, If you missed the interview you can watch it below. I’m still in denial I can’t believe she’s leaving 🙁 I have added HQ screencaps of her interview to our gallery!
Doctor Who companion Jenna Coleman will play Queen Victoria in a new 8-part ITV drama, the commercial broadcaster has this morning confirmed.
Jenna Coleman said: “I am delighted to be cast as Queen Victoria in this ambitious drama of her life. She is a vivid, strong, inspirational and utterly fascinating woman in British history and I can’t wait to tell her story.”
The Doctor Who star, who announced this morning on Nick Grimshaw’s Radio 1 show that she is leaving the TARDIS, will portray the Queen at the age of 18, when she ascended the throne, through to her romance and marriage to Prince Albert.
Produced by Doctor Who producer Paul Frift and directed by Starter for Ten director Tom Vaughan, the series will begin with a 90-minute episode and be followed by seven one-hour episodes.
There are no details of Coleman’s Victoria co-stars yet but the show will begin filming in the North of England this October.(SOURCE)
BBC America have released this video of Jenna talking about her character Clara Oswald and how she has changed since the death of her boyfriend Danny Pink.
Jenna has joined the Judging Panel for the 23rd Raindance Film Festival. Raindance presents films and web series from around the world, celebrating and supporting independent, new and alternative filmmakers. Check out the details here
The Festival will take place from the 23rd September – 4th October 2015 in Central London (Piccadilly Circus), screening 100 feature films and over 150 short films.
Jenna has been interviewed for the Doctor Who Fan Show talking about what it takes to be a companion. I have added screencaps into the Gallery!