A Rose By Any Other Name
The BBC has announced that Yasmin Finney is joining the cast of Doctor Who Series 14.
Finney will be playing the character of Rose and is currently filming scenes that are due to air in 2023 to coincide with the show’s 60th anniversary.
The actress is best known for her role in the Netflix series Heartstoppers, where she plays Elle Argent. She is listed as one of Tik Tok's biggest influencers’ where her ground-breaking videos, sharing her experience as a Trans woman growing up in Manchester, have been watched over twelve million times and where she has over two hundred and ninety thousand followers.
Finney joins the new Doctor Ncuti Gatwa as well as David Tennant and Catherine Tate, who are currently filming for Doctor Who's 40th series, which will be shown in the program's 60th Anniversary year.