Sunday, January 17, 2010

Helen McCrory in Doctor Who Series Five

It has been confirmed that Helen McCrory, the English actress who is well known for her portrayal as Narcissa Malfoy in the Harry Potter film series, has been cast for a role in the fifth series of Doctor Who. The actress will be appearing as a vampire in one of the episodes, thought to be the sixth and rumoured to be entitled 'Vampires of Venice'. The episode, starring Matt Smith as The Eleventh Doctor, and Karen Gillan as Amy Pond, was written by Toby Whithouse, and was filmed partially in Trogir, Croatia, while other scenes were filmed in Cardiff, Wales. Doctor Who series five is scheduled to be broadcast on BBC One and on the BBC HD channel in the Spring, and more details regarding Helen McCrory's role in one of the episodes will be posted here, on The Gallifrey Vortex, when they are made available to us.

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