Doctor Who star Bradley Walsh has praised John Bishop as he replaces him as companion within the much-loved sci-fi present subsequent sequence.
Bradley left his position of Graham O’Brien within the New Year’s Day special, Revolution Of The Daleks, alongside Tosin Cole, who performed Ryan Sinclair. Each had been on the present since 2018.
In a teaser proven after the tip credit, it was revealed John Bishop will be joining the cast to exchange Graham for brand new sequence, becoming a member of The Physician (Jodie Whittaker) and Mandip Gill, who performs companion Yasmin Khan.
Throughout an look on The One Present, Bradley, 60, threw his help behind John, calling him a ‘tremendous actor and humorous dude’ who will probably be ‘improbable’ filling in his footwear.
He informed presenters Alex Jones and Amol Rajan: ‘I’ve spoken to Bish a number of instances, Bishy is a pal of mine, and he’s going to do improbable. Properly, as a result of not simply that, Bish is a tremendous actor.
‘He has labored with Ken Loach and everybody so Bish is aware of precisely what he’s doing. He’s a tremendous actor and a humorous dude.’
Bradley appeared along with his son Barney on The One Present (Image: BBC)
John Bishop is formally becoming a member of the forged of Physician Who sequence 13 (Image: BBC)
Bradley continued: ‘I simply hope he can get some humorous strains in trigger when you’re our age, on the present you get the possibility to do some quirky quips so hopefully he’ll get away with a number of of these.’
In the meantime, there’s hypothesis over who may subsequent play the Time Lord, after it was reported that the next season would be Jodie’s last.
In a Metro.co.uk ballot, IT Crowd star Richard Ayoade was voted as the favourite choice to take over the position of The Physician.
It’s been reported that the upcoming twelfth sequence of Physician Who will probably be Jodie Whittaker’s final (Image: BBC)
Shortly following behind within the ballot is Love Truly actor Kris Marshall, whereas Jo Martin – who performed an unknown incarnation of The Physician within the sequence 12 episode Fugitive Of The Judoon – is in third place.
Different stars who’ve been tipped to play the iconic character embrace Michaela Coel, Phoebe Waller-Bridge and John Boyega.
As of but, the BBC have not confirmed if Jodie has formally give up the present.
Physician Who is out there to stream on BBC iPlayer, whereas The One Present continues tomorrow at 7pm on BBC One.