“I was very surprised because I’d been told I wasn’t in this year’s Christmas special, just like I was told I wasn’t in last year’s Christmas special,” said Lucas from the set of the festive instalment.
“I was chuffed to bits that I got to work with Peter Capaldi again.
“Pearl Mackie I really wasn’t fussed about,” he joked, in front of his co-star who reprised her role as Bill Potts for the final time.
Doctor Who’s festive episode – the final one to feature Capaldi – also saw showrunner Steven Moffat handover the reins to Chris Chibnall whose new Doctor, Jodie Whittaker, appeared in the closing moments.
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