Who is Bill’s crush Heather in Doctor Who?

The mysterious university student has quite an effect on The Doctor's new companion

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Doctor Who series 10 introduces us to new companion Bill, and with her come assorted friends and family.

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Top of that list is Bill’s university crush, Heather, a girl with a star in her eye who has Bill utterly captivated.

But who is Heather? And where have we seen her before?

Who is Doctor Who’s Heather?

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Heather is an enigmatic student who attends the university the Doctor teaches at. She comes to his lectures, along with canteen worker Bill Potts.

Bill has a little crush on the girl with a star in her eye.

Who plays Heather in Doctor Who? And where have we seen her before?

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Heather is played by Stephanie Hyam, an actress who’ll be instantly recognisable to fans of Peaky Blinders as Charlotte Murray. She’s also appeared in Jekyll & Hyde as the titular characters’ love interest Lily, and in Sherlock special The Abominable Bride playing a very sassy maid by the name of Jane.