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Doctor Who actor Pearl Mackie confirms new character is first openly gay companion - The Independent

New Doctor Who companion Pearl Mackie has confirmed that her character Bill Potts will be openly gay in the beloved BBC series. Mackie confirmed the news, telling the channel: “It shouldn't be a big deal in the 21st Century. It's about time, isn't it?”.and more »

The Doctor will travel with the first openly gay companion in the new series of Doctor Who - Business Insider

The latest in the long line of Doctor Who companions isn't likely to be a love-interest for the Time Lord. Pearl Mackie, who will play the new companion Bill Potts, has just confirmed her character will be openly gay. According to the BBC, Potts ...and more »

Doctor Who's Bill Potts to be show's first openly gay companion - The Guardian

Pearl Mackie, who plays Potts in upcoming series, says her character's sexuality 'shouldn't be a big deal in 21st century'. Kevin Rawlinson. Fri 31 Mar 2017 13.20 EDT Last modified on Tue 19 Dec 2017 15.56 EST. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter ...and more »

Doctor Who gets first openly gay companion - BBC News

The new series of Doctor Who will see the Time Lord joined by his first openly gay companion. Bill Potts's sexuality will be revealed pretty much straightaway in her second line of dialogue when the show returns to BBC One on 15 April. "It shouldn't be ...and more »

Pearl Mackie Will Play First Openly Gay Doctor Who Companion - Paste Magazine

Actress Pearl Mackie has revealed that she will play Bill Potts, the first openly gay companion on the long-running British sci-fi series Doctor Who. While the series has had openly gay and bisexual character's before, such as Captain Jack Harkness ...and more »

New Doctor Who sidekick Pearl Mackie 'given the boot after just one series' - Metro

New Doctor Who sidekick Pearl Mackie is set to be given the boot after just one series, it has been reported. thumbnail for post ID 8053697 Big Brother house descends into chaos as Zoe is restrained during row with Hussain. The 29-year-old actress ...and more »

Pearl Mackie will play the first openly gay companion in Doctor Who - WalesOnline

Doctor Who 's new companion Bill Potts will be the first openly gay companion in the forthcoming series. Played by Pearl Mackie, Bill will reveal her sexuality in just her second line of dialogue when the science fiction television show - starring ...and more »

Pearl Mackie confirms Doctor Who's new companion will be gay - International Business Times UK

British actress who plays Bill Potts says 'about time' veteran sci-fi series featured a lead gay character. Priya Joshi. By Priya Joshi. March 31, 2017 21:02 BST. Dr Who Bill Potts is the Doctor's new companion in series 12 BBC. British actress Pearl ...and more »

Did you spot original Doctor Who companion Susan in new footage from series 10? - Radio Times

Pearl Mackie's recent interview with the BBC has got Doctor Who fans talking, not least because she revealed that her character Bill Potts will be the first full-time openly gay companion on the show. But along with Mackie's own thoughts on the ...and more »

Pearl Mackie confirms that new Doctor Who companion Bill Potts is gay - DigitalSpy.com

When Doctor Who returns to BBC One on April 15, the Doctor (Peter Capaldi) will meet a new friend, Bill Potts. Now, actress Pearl Mackie – who plays Bill – has confirmed that her character is openly gay, saying that "representation is important ...and more »