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New Doctor Who casting announcements

Two new additions to the Doctor Who season 7 cast have been announced via the official Doctor Who twitter account. Real-life mother and daughter, Dame Diana Rigg and Rachael Stirling will appear in an upcoming episode. The news was further embellished my show-runner Steven Moffat with news that the duo will appear in the Mark Gatiss episode that has already got heavyweight thesp David Warner and Liam Cunningham in the line-up.

Dame Diana Rigg needs no introduction, already a genre favourite having been both a Bond girl AND starring in the sixties TV show The Avengers. Her daughter, Rachael Strirling, has previously appeared on the big screen most recently in Snow White and the Huntsman.