Earlier in the year it was revealed that Andrew Lee Potts, veteran of Syfy's Alice and Primeval, would be playing a re-occurring role in season one of Bad Wolf. A week before his premiere episode airs we managed to get him to sit down and discuss his involvement more in depth.
You aren't exactly a stranger to science fiction shows, but how did you get involved with this project.
" Kerry actually begged me to join up with the crew...but the truth is even if she hadn't I'd have throw my hat in anyway Doctor Who is a really big deal, which makes a spin-off like this a big deal too."
She begged you?
" Apparently she saw me in Alice and wanted to involve me in something. When Bad Wolf was created she approached me" The young man laughs "I'm pretty sure she thinks I'm hot."
Do you play a character in the show that would be some sort of romantic figure?
"I wouldn't exactly say so."
What can you say about your character?
"I'm playing a man named Garrick Ford, he is from the future. John and Rose meet up with him on a planet with dinosaurs. He is a bit of a geek, something I'm used to playing."
So your character in this is based off of a previous character you've played?
"Truth is, apparently, Garrick was designed before any of the writers saw an episode of Primeval. After I signed on is when they sat down and watched it. Similarities are purely coincidental."
But the title of the episode is a throw back to that show?
"Yes, and there is something else in this coming episode that is a sort of "nod" to my previous work."
How much of Garrick will we see? He's set to be a re-occurring character for this first season, but there is no certainty he will continue on after that.
There you have it, the inside scoop from actor Andrew Lee Potts! Do you have any thoughts or questions? Sound off below!
It was announced months ago that a beloved character from Doctor Who would be appearing in a guest role is episode five "No Place Like Home". Well the wait is over and the secret is out! The guest appearing is none other than Donna Noble!
The particulars of her appearance will not be revealed until the actual episode, but she will be seen along side John Smith in most of the episode.
With the mid-season finale just two episodes away it is time to reveal a character who will be appearing several times throughout the season as an antagonist. This character will be played by none other than, Benedict Cumberbatch! (Sherlock)
The only details given were that he'd be playing a cold and calculating leader of a group called " The Senate" that is out to get Rose and John for reasons unknown.
What do you think of the actor stepping into the "Bad Wolf" universe? Sound off below!