Kylie Minogue has expressed interest in returning to Doctor Who – despite her character being killed off in the Christmas Special, Voyage of the Damned, 16 years ago. On Christmas Day 2007 (how old some of us must feel), Minogue, who guest-starred as Astrid Peth, joined David Tennant (during his tenure as the Tenth Doctor), aboard a doomed space cruiser designed in tribute to the Titanic.
In 2023, Tennant is set to reprise his role as the Tenth-turned-Fourteenth Doctor and Russell T Davies, who penned the Titanic script in 2007, returns as showrunner, improving the chances of Minogue making a comeback in the series. In a recent chat with Hits Radio’s Answer the Internet (H/T Digital Spy), the 55-year-old singer/songwriter reminisced on her time in Doctor Who.
“It was so amazing to be in such a beloved show and with David Tennant as The Doctor. Happy days,” she said. After falling to her death, the Doctor attempted to bring her back to life, instead partially restoring her into an astral form before her character, now stardust, floated away into space. In the world of Doctor Who, absolutely anything is possible, since we have the Celestial Toymaker back after more than fifty years. “I wouldn’t mind if Astrid Peth came back, just saying,” Minogue added.
All twelve series of the revived Doctor Who era can be streamed via the BBC iPlayer, with classic serials on Britbox. Can Kylie Minogue make a comeback to Doctor Who, and what are you most excited to see from the future of the series?
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