Steven Berkoff Guest Stars in Series 7

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As filming continued on Doctor Who Series 7 this past week, some more story details and casting have emerged for the fourth episode of the run.

This post may contain some minor spoilers.

  • In casting, it was revealed veteran British actor Steven Berkoff (pictured, recently seen in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) will have a role. His character is believed to be called Mr Shanks
  • Ruthie Henshall also possibly hinted at a role as a baddie
  • When the Doctor arrives, it’s Amy and Rory’s wedding anniversary and to celebrate they are having a summer BBQ
  • Rory’s father Brian (Mark Williams) is there in a hat and Hawaiian shirt
  • Lots more black cubes scattered everywhere
  • One scene sees the Doctor up a ladder clearing cubes from the gutter of a conservatory
  • Another involves the Doctor working on a car ripping things out of the engine
  • The Doctor also has another kickabout
  • Other filming locations have included: Neath Abbey (used last year in The Rebel Flesh) and St Cadoc’s Hospital (used in The Eleventh Hour)

Filming on the episode will wrap shortly with Karen Gillan and Arthur Darvill shooting their final ever scenes today.

[Thanks to Will, Gareth]

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