Bernard said: “I am delighted to be back on CBeebies telling stories as I am a storyteller. There are some marvellous writers, such as Russell T Davies, who I have been in touch with for a long time and who, of course, I worked with on Doctor Who. I am looking forward to sitting back and being able to tell some wonderful stories."
Russell said: “It’s exciting new territory for me, writing for this age range. But this is the age when your imagination first starts. And when the call came from Bernard, asking me on board, I couldn’t refuse - I’d do anything for that man.”
Karen Gillan is filming Not Another Happy Ending, a romance from the same writers as We'll Take Manhattan
Matt Smith on the idea of Eccleston returning: "Chris will be alright. Well, I mean, who knows? I'd love it. I'd love him to come back. I love his Doctor. I really do. He was from Manchester. Proper hard. Leather jacket. He'd give my Doctor a bit of a whopping, wouldn't he?"
Alex Kingston is to feature in the next series of Who Do You Think You Are?, where guests explore their genealogy (David Tennant was a guest once).
Billie Piper to star in National Theatre play The Effect.