It has been revealed that Pearl Mackie is the new companion, Bill, who will star opposite Peter Capaldi's Twelfth Doctor in series 10 of Doctor Who.
An actress from Brixton, Mackie is best known for her roles in the film Svengali (2013) and the TV series Doctors (2014). Most recently, she has been performing in National Theatre's West End production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time.
More details on the character to follow. Find out some facts about Mackie on the BBC website.