Meet the Cast of the ‘Doctor Who’ Spinoff ‘Class’

We first heard about the upcoming young adult spinoff of Doctor Who (titled Class) back in October of last year. We didn’t know much about the series beyond the title and writer Patrick Ness’s involvement.

Well, a bit more has come out now.

Earlier today the BBC announced the cast of the series (pictured above). Greg Austin, Fady Elsayed, Sophie Hopkins, and Vivian Oparah have been cast as a group of students, with Katherine Kelly playing their teacher at Coal Hill School.

They also released a 360 degree video of the cast as well for some reason.

The series, as previously mentioned, is set at Coal Hill School — which has featured in Doctor Who multiple times. The idea is that all of the temporal shenanigans around the building have weakened the walls of space and time around it… and something dark is trying to break through.

Class is expected to come to BBC Three and BBC America later this year.


Trae Dorn

Trae Dorn has been staffing conventions for over twenty years, and is a co-founder of Wisconsin’s longest running Anime convention No Brand Con. Trae also wrote and drew the now completed webcomic UnCONventional, and produces the podcasts BS-Free Witchcraft, On This Day With Trae, Stormwood & Associates, and The Nerd & Tie Podcast. This leads many to ask when the hell they have time to actually do anything anymore. Trae says they have the time because they “do it all quite poorly.”

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