Doctor Who star Ncuti Gatwa hints he may pitch for Fife episode - “there’s a big something going down in Kirkcaldy!”

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Doctor Who star Ncuti Gatwa has said he’d love to film an episode in Fife - where he grew up. He joked: “There’s a big something going down in Kirkcaldy.”

The Rwandan-born actor has stepped into one of the most coveted roles in television as it returned for a new series.

Gatwa, who previously starred in the Netflix hit Sex Education, dropped a hint about an episode filmed in the Kingdom in an interview with Hollywood Reporter as part of a press trip to the USA to mark the launch of the latest series.

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He was asked if he had asked series creator, Russell T. Davies, to shoot an episode in Scotland - his Dr Who predecessor David Tennant had one of his first stories set here.

Ncuti Gatwa attends the U.S. premiere of the new season of the Disney+ series “Doctor Who”  (Pic: Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images)Ncuti Gatwa attends the U.S. premiere of the new season of the Disney+ series “Doctor Who”  (Pic: Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images)
Ncuti Gatwa attends the U.S. premiere of the new season of the Disney+ series “Doctor Who” (Pic: Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images)

“Do you know what? I haven’t,” he said, “But I will. Next trip, Bonnie Scotland. Fight for the kingdom of Fife.”And he added “There’s a big something going down in Kirkcaldy.” before laughing at the prospect of American audiences trying to pronounce the name of the Lang Toun.

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