“Doctor Who” fans still wrapping their heads around the show’s fierce-eyebrowed star, Peter Capaldi, were introduced to another new cast member on Saturday: Danny Pink, played by actor Samuel Anderson.
“He teaches at the Coal Hill School,” says Anderson, “and he, um, takes a bit of a fancy to Miss Clara Oswald.”
The 32-year-old actor is cagey about plot details — but he did give The Post some enticing background on his character.
“Before joining the school, he was a soldier in the British army,” he says of Danny. “But he left, for reasons that will be revealed throughout the season. He’s an everyday sort of man, which I think is neat, especially pitched against such a massive hero as the Doctor. He’s sort of a straight man.”
Will he be joining them in the TARDIS, then? Looks that way. “I would say I become a companion for the companion,” he says.
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