If I had my time again, I would do the comedy very different - but I think where I did possibly succeed was in the tortured stuff - surprise surprise!" In other Doctor Who news, Time Lord Sylvest Mc Coy recently said he believes they could not cast a female doctor as it would “ruin the dynamic” between the doctor and the assistant. “I support feminism, but I’m not convinced by the cultural need of a female Doctor Who.”Doctor Who writer Steven Moffat sparked debate last year when he said he hoped a woman would step into the Time Lord’s shoes one day.“We’ve been lying on the possibility for an awfully long time, but you don’t cast that way.
Whilst Lily only had eyes for her beau Matt Smith, it was her classic sneaks that got our attention!She was nothing like the more two-dimensional companions of classic "Who." She's compassionate, multifaceted and stubborn. She questions everything and takes off on her own, even if when the Doctor tells her to stay put.She's as much of a star on the show as the Doctor is.From 2007 until 2011, she starred as the high-flying escort Belle de Jour in the television series Secret Diary of a Call Girl.She also starred as Brona Croft/Lily in the Showtime series Penny Dreadful. She has starred in five critically acclaimed plays and picked up numerous Best Actress awards, most notably an Olivier Award for her performance in Yerma which was described as "earth-quaking" by The Guardian Piper's career began when she was selected to appear on the Saturday morning children's television show Scratchy & Co.