Bradley Walsh confirmed as one of Doctor Who's new companions

The companions for the new Doctor Who have been officially confirmed.

Bradley Walsh, Tosin Cole and Mandip Gill will join the first female Time Lord (or perhaps now Lady), played by Jodie Whittaker in the upcoming series.

The Chase host Walsh will take on the role of Graham, while Cole will play Ryan and Gill will play Yasmin.

The former Coronation Street enthused: "I remember watching William Hartnell as the first Doctor. Black and white made it very scary for a youngster like myself.

"I was petrified, but even though I'd watch most of it from behind the sofa through my fingers, I became a fan...

"Am I thrilled to be part of this whole ground breaking new dawn for the Doctor? Oh yes!"

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