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Joel Leaver

Dr Who filming Christmas scenes as former Corrie star Millie Gibson seen outside TARDIS

Filming for the upcoming Christmas special of Doctor Who appears to be underway at the moment, with cast member Millie Gibson having been spotted on set this week.

The actor, 18 - who is best known for having played Kelly Neelan on Coronation Street - had been unveiled as the latest companion, Ruby Sunday, just a few months ago.

Millie - who left the ITV soap last year - will appear in the beloved BBC show with Sex Education star Ncuti Gatwa, 30, who becomes the latest actor to play the Doctor.

It's understood that the pair will make their respective debuts in a festive episode later this year. Filming appears to be underway, with Millie seen on set in Bristol this week.

Millie Gibson was spotted filming for Doctor Who this week (Mike /

Millie was spotted filming for the show earlier today. She was seen working in a residential street in Bristol, including for a scene in which her character interacts with the TARDIS.

The actor was seen wearing a red top, a jacket and a tartan skirt for the scene. The outfit included a pair of tights and black boots, and had been accessorised with jewellery.

The actor will play companion Ruby Sunday on the BBC show (Mike /
She filmed scenes in Bristol recently (Mike /

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Photos from the set showed Millie stood outside the TARDIS. She looked animated as she interacted with the iconic police box, with her character seemingly about to enter it.

One photo showed her carrying some bags down the street. Another showed the TARDIS in the street, outside a property which seemed to sport some festive decorations.

Filming is believed to be underway on a Christmas special of the show, with tinsel spotted on set (Mike /

It's believed that the filming was for a Christmas special. Returning showrunner Russell T Davies, 59, previously said he's been working on future festive episodes of the show.

Millie was previously spotted filming for the show in Wales last month. She worked on a scene with Jemma Redgrave, 58, who joined the cast in the role of Kate Stewart in 2012.

Doctor Who is set to return in November, when the show will celebrate its 60th anniversary. David Tennant, 51 - who played the tenth doctor - will return for three specials.

Millie interacted with the TARDIS during filming (Mike /
Photos showed her character seemingly about to enter the iconic police box (Mike /

Ncuti will then take over in the title role, having become the latest actor to play the Doctor, following the departure of Jodie Whittaker, 40. Her final scenes aired last year.

It's been reported that Ncuti and Millie - who are set to appear in the fourteenth series of the show - will debut in a Christmas special, which is expected to air later this year.

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