The BBC have announced that BAFTA award-winning actress Rebecca Front will be appearing in series 9. Front's character will appear in a Peter Harness penned two-parter along side the Zygons, Osgood and UNIT.
Rebecca Front is known for her roles in The Thick Of It, Inspector Lewis and Up The Women. Although she has not appeared in Doctor Who before, she does have a connection to one of the cast members. In the BBC drama Death Comes to Pemberley, she played the role of Mrs Bennet, mother of Lydia Wickham, who was played by Jenna Coleman.
|Front and Coleman in Death Comes To Pemberley|
Further details on Front's character and details of the show in general will be released in due course.