The BBC has announced that Australian pop diva Kylie Minogue will be joining the “Doctor Who” cast in a major lead role in an hour long Christmas special to be broadcast in December 2007.
Kylie will be joining David Tennant for the episode, “Voyage Of The Damned.”
The production team has also confirmed that the storyline will follow on directly from the ending of the third season where viewers witnessed The Titanic crash through the Tardis walls.
The episode has been written by “Doctor Who’s” executive producer and head writer Russell T. Davies who said, “We are delighted and excited to announce that Kylie Minogue will be joining the Doctor. ‘Doctor Who’ Xmas specials are always a joy and we feel very confident that this will be the most ambitious and best Christmas episode yet.”
Kylie said, “It is an incredible thrill to be joining David and the entire ‘Dr Who’ production for this year’s Christmas speical. ‘Dr Who’ enjoys a unique history and it is going to be very exciting to be a part of that.”