Doctor Who's Alex Kingston on possible River Song return: "Bring it on, Ncuti"
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River Song star Alex Kingston has teased a possible return to Doctor Who.
Speaking at an event during London Film and Comic Con 2022 – as shared by @WhoHats on Twitter – the actress addressed whether the character might be involved in future seasons by saying: "Who knows? Bring it on, Ncuti is all I'm saying!"
Ncuti, of course, refers to incoming Doctor Ncuti Gatwa, who is set to take over the TARDIS from Jodie Whittaker in 2023.
Kingston made regular appearances on the sci-fi series in the past, especially during Matt Smith's stint as the Doctor between 2010 and 2013, and starred in 15 episodes of the series in total alongside the Tenth, Eleventh and Twelfth Doctors.
She has gone on to reprise the role in an assortment of Big Finish audio adventures and has always appeared willing to make a return to the main series.
Speaking on The One Show back in January this year, she said: "Of course, I would want to come back.
"I feel like River – she started at the end, as it were, so there's only one way to go, which is forward and to continue living."
And with several former stars of the show – including David Tennant and Catherine Tate – set to return for the show's 60th anniversary next year, we wouldn't rule out another appearance for River at some point down the line...
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