Doctor Who: Catherine Tate Addresses Donna Noble's Series Return

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Doctor Who has a long list of beloved Companions who have aided the Time Lord in every season but there is little doubt that Donna Noble is one of the most memorable characters in the franchise. So what are the chances that the Tenth Doctor's hilarious Companion will eventually return to the series? Catherine Tate has just addressed the possibility that she will be back in the beloved show.

Whovians have long been speculating that Donna Noble would be brought back to Doctor Who because of her awesome chemistry with David Tennant's Tenth Doctor. Surely, Donna would get along well with the new incarnations of the Time Lord, right? So it's no surprise that fans are hoping Catherine Tate's character will return on the show's 60th anniversary.

So is Donna Noble coming back to Doctor Who? Catherine Tate recently spoke to The One Show where she was asked about her possible involvement. However, Tate has some bad news for Whovians.

"What can I tell you? No, I wish it was [true]," Tate said. She then added that Doctor Who has yet to reach out to her.

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"Well, no one's been in touch. But I'm on the same number, I'd just like to say," Tate added. She then pointed out that she is open to returning as Donna Noble if Doctor Who wants her back.

"So, if you've got the money, I've got the time," Tate concluded cheekily.

For now, Catherine Tate isn't one of the actors returning for the Doctor Who 60th anniversary. However, fans are holding on to hope that she will be back in the future.


In the meantime, there are new Doctor Who specials that will be released later this year. The Doctor Who Special Legend of The Sea Devils has not yet been given an official release date but is expected to premiere in the first half of 2022.

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