Capaldi Introduces Doctor Who’s New Companion

New York Comic Con has expanded to a new venue this year, The Theater at Madison Square Garden, and what more appropriately sci-fi way to open the venue as a NYCC destination than with a series of panels including long-running British series Doctor Who as well as the new Doctor Who spinoff, Class. Both those shows air here in the States on BBC America and consequently were teamed with the networks new show, Dirk Gentlys Holistic Detective Agency (which we will cover in a separate piece).

It was Class that started off the Whovian portion of the panels.

The series focuses on a group of students at Coal Hill Academy (yes, that Coal Hill), and the four actors—Greg Austin (Charlie), Vivian Oparah (Tanya), Sophie Hopkins (April), and Fady Elsayed (Ram)—were all present for the panel. As they are students, the actors are a relatively young group (who apparently played Pokémon Go while on set), and in fact, it was noted that this is Oparahs first job.

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