Big Announcements are becoming a thing! - The BBC have today (16th May) announced that Yasmin Finney best known as "Elle Argent" from the Netflix series Heartstopper will be joining the show for its 60th Anniversary Celebration's as a Character called "Rose".

Filming for the 60th Celebrations also started today with fans spotting both David Tennant and Catherine Tate on set with Jodie Whitakers TARDIS also present - however two other major sightings have also been revealed, Bernard Cribbins who played Wilfred Mott was also pictured on set alongside Tennant and Tate. Rachel Talallay best known for directing Peter Capaldi's 12th Doctor was also photographed on set.

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Doctor Who gains its own heartstopper as Yasmin Finney joins cast

Yasmin Finney has joined the cast of Doctor Who playing the character of Rose and is filming scenes that are due to air in 2023 to coincide with the show’s 60th anniversary. Currently captivating audiences with her performance as Elle Argent in Heartstoppers, Yasmin is receiving rave reviews across the globe.

Speaking of joining Doctor Who Yasmin says: “If anyone would have told 8 year old Yasmin that one day she’d be part of this iconic show, I would have never in a million years believed them. This show has a place in so many people’s hearts, so to be seen as a trans actress by the legend himself Russell, has not only made my year, it’s made my life. I cannot wait to begin this journey and for you all to see how Rose blossoms. Get Ready.”

Russell T Davies, Showrunner adds: “Life on Doctor Who gets brighter and wilder, how can there be another Rose?  You’ll find out in 2023, but it’s an absolute joy to welcome Yasmin to the Doctor Who set. We all fell in love with her in Heartstopper, one of those shows which changes the world – and now Yasmin can change the Whoniverse!”

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