Could Lily Allen be Doctor Who's new assistant?
LILY ALLEN IS rumoured to be the latest star to join the cast of Doctor Who. Bosses at the successful BBC sci-fi series are said to be keen for Lily to take the role previously played be Billie Piper and then Freema Agyeman, as they believe she could bring a new audience to the show. The role is currently being filled by Catherine Tate.
The singer has recently signed up for her own TV chat show with the BBC, and a source told the The Sun, ‘They would love her to take over one of the most high-profile female roles on British TV.’
The source adds, ‘Lily is multi-talented. She comes from more of a TV background than a musical one. After the chat show we hope she’ll take over from Catherine as Dr Who’s assistant.’
It is rumoured that the next series of Doctor Who will be the last for current Doc David Tennant. John Simm and Rhys Ifans are both already linked to the role.