Lee Evans to star in Doctor Who

Guest role in Easter special

Lee Evans is to guest star in the Doctor Who Easter special.

He will play a character called Malcolm, ‘whose life becomes connected to the Doctor's under extraordinary circumstances’ in the episode, titled Planet of the Dead.

Bionic Woman star Michelle Ryan will also appear, as mysterious Lady Christina de Souza, who joins the Doctor on a bus trip which takes a ‘detour into danger’, the BBC said.

Planet Of The Dead is the first of four Doctor Who Specials which will air in 2009, before Tennant leaves the role to make way for Matt Smith.

Published: 22 Jan 2009

Live comedy picks

Now on NextUp Sponsored


Tom celebrates life for all its sexy little touches, spinning tales of unsung heroes including cheap kettles, friendly perverts and Tupperware. WATCH HERE


The 2017 Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee takes us on an absurd and twisting journey through his inner psyche. WATCH HERE

We see you are using AdBlocker software. Chortle relies on advertisers to fund this website so it’s free for you, so we would ask that you disable it for this site. Our ads are non-intrusive and relevant. Help keep Chortle viable.