Meet the cast of the Doctor Who Christmas Special 2016

Peter Capaldi’s Twelfth Time Lord is joined by old and new faces in The Return of Doctor Mysterio

Aleksandar Jovanovic: Dr Sim

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Who does he play?

A sardonic villain working linked with the mysterious Harmony Shoal facility, Sim takes no prisoners – at least until a certain superhero shows up…

Where do you know him from?

Jovanovic has mainly appeared in films and TV shows in his native Germany, though he recently appeared alongside The Return of Doctor Mysterio co-star Charity Wakefield in Stephen Poliakoff’s Close to the Enemy.


Tomiwa Edun: Mr Brock

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Who does he play?

The head of the Harmony Shoal institute, Brock is hiding a big secret, and soon gets pulled into a larger alien plot.

Where do you know him from?

Edun starred as Sir Elyan in BBC drama Merlin until 2012, with later roles in The Hour and Death in Paradise. He’s also appeared in US series like Lucifer and Bates Motel, the latter of which saw him play Marcus Young.


Logan Hoffman: Young Grant

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Who does he play?

The younger version of Justin Chatwin’s character, Grant gains superpowers as a young boy and resolves to use his abilities for good when an adult.

Where do you know him from? 

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Hoffman is relatively new to acting.