True or False - Karen Gillan
True or false?
Karen Gillan is the first actor who's landed the role of the Doctor's companion after previously appearing in the show. Click on '2' to find out!
Karen Gillan: "Ready to take on the universe!"
At 1pm on 29th May, 2009, it was announced that 21-year old Karen Gillan would be the Doctor's new companion. Karen will star opposite the Eleventh Doctor, played by Matt Smith, when the next series of Doctor Who begins in 2010.
You can test and improve your knowledge of the Doctor's latest fellow traveller in this 'True or false' section, but if you need a heads up we also have a feature about Karen Gillan and her work to date.
And whilst we're all waiting for information about the character she'll play you can check out the announcement about her casting, along with comments by new Head Writer, Steven Moffat and Executive Producer and Head of Drama BBC Wales, Piers Wenger.
And don't forget, you can top up your knowledge of previous companions, friends and allies and investigate a few old enemies Karen may be facing whilst you're there! Or remind yourself about the man whose adventures she'll be sharing...