Meet the cast of Doctor Who series 10

Everything you need to know about the cast, characters and aliens of the time-travelling adventure

Rebecca Benson as Kar

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Who is Kar?

An important figure in her Pictish community, Kar has crucial duties to perform in defending their land.

Who is Rebecca Benson?

Benson will be familiar to Game of Thrones fans for playing Talla Tarly, the younger sister of John Bradley’s Sam Tarly in the most recent series of Game of Thrones, and has also recently played Margaret Plantagenet in The White princess alongside roles in The Crown, Shetland, Vera and 2015 film Macbeth. She trained as an actress at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama.

Brian Vernel as Lucius

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Who is Lucius?

The leader of his group of young Romans, Brian has to shoulder more responsibility than he’s prepared for.

Who is Brian Vernel?

Vernel has had a busy couple of years, playing Odda the Younger in BBC period drama The Last Kingdom’s first series, facing off with Harrison Ford in 2015’s The Force Awakens and playing a crucial role in JK Rowling adaptation The Casual Vacancy. He has also appeared in Prey, Grantchester and The Missing series 2.

Daniel Kerr as Ban

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Who is Ban? 

The brother of Kar, Ban has complete faith in his powerful sister.

Who is Daniel Kerr?

Kerr has previously appeared in TV series including Being Human, Waterloo Road, the 4 O’Clock Club and as Tammas in Outlander, another time-travel drama set in Scotland…

Sam Adewunmi as Vitus

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Who is Vitus?

Another Roman soldier, Vitus has a secret to share with Bill (Pearl Mackie)

Who is Sam Adewunmi?

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Adewunmi has previously appeared in TV series like The Missing, Dixi and Prime Suspect 1973, as well as 2017 film The Hatton Garden Job.