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"I Believe That is Called Al Fresco": Lily Allen to Join "Doctor Who"?

Could pop chanteuse Lily Allen, the stunning star behind the brilliant album "Alright Still," be the next Assistant on Doctor Who?

According to site teevieo, the production team behind the BBC's hit sci fi drama are in discussions with singer Allen to join the cast of Doctor Who, where she would replace inbound Assistant Donna, played by Catherine Tate (who appeared alongside David Tennant's Doctor in the "Runaway Bride" Christmas special last year).

No word on the authenticity of the story, but Allen did sign a deal last week with BBC Three to headline her own entertainment series next spring, based entirely on her MySpace profile page. Series, which has a working title of Lily Allen and Friends, will enable viewers to "contribute to discussions, put questions to guests and even try their hand at presenting parts of the show. The audience will consist entirely of Lily's online friends, who will also have exclusive access to behind-the-scenes footage and can sign up to have highlights sent directly to their phone."

Stay tuned.

Comments

Anonymous said…
Hey, why not? Billie Piper wasn't a big TV star before she took on the role. It could be a good fit.
Anonymous said…
Yay! I love Lily Allen. I think she'd be great.
James Diggs said…
She looks like someone that would have traveled with the Doctor in the 80’s; I don’t know why. I was hoping the Doctor would get the couple from the Blink episode to be his next companions.

Peace,

James

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