Lynda Baron to appear in new Doctor Who

Doctor WhoReports claim Open All Hours actress Lynda Baron is to appear in the forthcoming new series of Doctor Who.

Doctor WhoReports claim actress Lynda Baron is to appear in the forthcoming new series of Doctor Who. Wales on Sunday and the Doctor Who News Page are both reporting the actress has been spotted on location filming for the episode currently being shot by Steve Hughes – who was confirmed as returning last week. The episode also see’s the return of James Corden reprising his role from last year’s series.

Lynda Baron has been involved with Doctor Who twice before during its original series. She sang The Ballard of the O.K Corral’ for the William Hartnell story The Gunfighters – the Ballard featured throughout the story. In 1983 she returned to Doctor Who to play the villainous Captain Wrack opposite Peter Davison in Enlightenment, the final part of the Black Guardian trilogy.

Lynda Baron is still probably best remembered for her role of Nurse Gladys Emmanuel opposite Ronnie Barker and David Jason in the comedy Open All Hours. Baron’s other notable roles include stints in Crossroads and EastEnders.

There has been no official confirmation of Baron’s appearance in the series as yet.