Doctor Who rumors addressed by EastEnders star Rose Ayling-Ellis

Doctor Who rumors addressed by EastEnders star Rose Ayling-Ellis

Doctor Who rumors addressed by EastEnders star Rose Ayling-Ellis

Come dance strictly champion and soap opera star Rose Ayling-Ellis spoke about some Doctor Who start rumours.

It was recently announced that the deaf actress would be stepping down from her role in EastEnders after two years on the soap opera and as a result, fans have started to speculate about where her career might go.

Rumors quickly began circulating online about the soap star as the next Doctor Who companion, working alongside Sex education star Ncuti Gatwa. Addressing the Doctor Who hearsay at the Edinburgh TV Festival, Ayling-Ellis has now cleared things up.

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The actress insisted there was “no truth” to the rumors which she said came from social media.

“I think it was a rumor that started on Twitter, and it got bigger and bigger and now it’s everywhere,” she said. Sky News.

Although she revealed that she did not sign up to play a Doctor Who companion, the actress hinted that she might be willing to take on the role if ever offered in the future: “Sounds like a great job!”

If Ayling-Ellis were cast as Gatwa’s time-traveling partner in the hit BBC sci-fi, she would be the first disabled female companion to feature on the show.

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She is no stranger to television history as she has become Strictlylast year, the first deaf contestant, before winning the series with her professional partner Giovanni Pernice. Likewise, when she joined EastEnders as Frankie Lewis in 2020, Ayling-Ellis became the first deaf actor to play a regular deaf character on the BBC soap opera.

Doctor Who fans are currently gearing up for a special feature this fall which will mark the BBC’s centenary. The special will see Jodie Whittaker step down as the Doctor as her incarnation of the iconic sci-fi character is set to regenerate.

Doctor WhoThe next special premieres will air in October 2022 on BBC One in the UK. In the United States, the show airs on BBC America, with series 1-12 available on HBO Max.


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