Can you name who plays the Doctor Who character? TV quiz

Welcome, Whovians and curious souls alike, to the world where time is not a strict progression of cause to effect but is, in fact, more like a big ball of wibbly-wobbly, timey-wimey…stuff! Ever since the blue police box known as the TARDIS (Time and Relative Dimension in Space) made its on-screen debut in 1963, the enthralling British science fiction television series ‘Doctor Who’ has been captivating audiences, both young and old, around the globe.

‘Doctor Who’ is not just a television series; it’s a cornerstone of British popular culture and a testament to the timeless charm of storytelling. For 60 years, this unique show has introduced us to a myriad of strange worlds and unusual creatures, with a protagonist who is both a hero and an enigma. The Doctor – an alien Time Lord from the planet Gallifrey – travels through time and space in the TARDIS, usually with companions. With each incarnation of the Doctor, we’ve been privy to varied portrayals of this complex character, keeping the narrative fresh and intriguing.

The show’s legacy is underscored by a vast array of memorable characters, each contributing their unique flair to the Doctor’s incredible adventures. From Rose Tyler, the first companion of the revived series, to the mysterious River Song, the charming Captain Jack Harkness, the indomitable Donna Noble, and many more, these characters have etched themselves into the hearts of the viewers. The actors who brought them to life have delivered performances that have shaped and enriched the show’s tapestry.

So, are you ready to test your knowledge of these fascinating characters and the actors and actresses who played them? Prepare to embark on a trivia journey that’s as thrilling as a ride in the TARDIS. Remember, in the words of the Doctor, “The universe is big, it’s vast and complicated, and ridiculous. And sometimes, very rarely, impossible things just happen and we call them miracles.” Let’s see if you can pull off the miracle of acing this quiz

Let us play the game…

Can you name who plays the Doctor Who character?


  1. Who is the actress that portrayed the character Rose Tyler?
  2. Which actor took on the role of Captain Jack Harkness?
  3. Who brought the character of River Song to life?
  4. Which actress was behind the feisty Donna Noble?
  5. Who played the mysterious character Clara Oswald?
  6. Which actor portrayed the affable Rory Williams?
  7. Who is the actress that played the role of Amy Pond?
  8. Which actor took on the role of the charming character Danny Pink?
  9. Who brought the character of Martha Jones to life?
  10. Which actor was behind the lovable character Wilfred Mott?
  11. Who played the relentless character Missy?
  12. Which actress portrayed the insightful character Bill Potts?
  13. Who is the actor that played the role of Nardole?
  14. Which actor took on the role of the character Graham O’Brien?
  15. Who brought the character of Yasmin Khan to life?
  16. Which actress was behind the resolute character Ryan Sinclair?
  17. Who played the complex character Jackie Tyler?
  18. Which actress portrayed the versatile character Mickey Smith?
  19. Who is the actor that played the role of Harriet Jones?
  20. Which actor took on the role of the character Sylvia Noble?
  21. Who brought the character of Francine Jones to life?
  22. Which actress was behind the character Astrid Peth?
  23. Who played the role of Jenny Flint?
  24. Which actress portrayed the character Strax?
  25. Who is the actor that played the role of Ashildr/Me?


  1. Billie Piper, Rose Tyler (2005–2006, 2008, 2010, 2013)
  2. John Barrowman, Captain Jack Harkness (2005-2010, 2020)
  3. Alex Kingston, River Song (2008-2015)
  4. Catherine Tate, Donna Noble (2006, 2008–2010)
  5. Jenna Coleman, Clara Oswald (2012–2015)
  6. Arthur Darvill, Rory Williams (2010–2012)
  7. Karen Gillan, Amy Pond (2010–2012, 2013)
  8. Samuel Anderson, Danny Pink (2014)
  9. Freema Agyeman, Martha Jones (2007–2010)
  10. Bernard Cribbins, Wilfred Mott (2007–2010)
  11. Michelle Gomez, Missy (2014–2017)
  12. Pearl Mackie, Bill Potts (2017)
  13. Matt Lucas, Nardole (2015–2017)
  14. Bradley Walsh, Graham O’Brien (2018-2021)
  15. Mandip Gill, Yasmin Khan (2018-present)
  16. Tosin Cole, Ryan Sinclair (2018-2021)
  17. Camille Coduri, Jackie Tyler (2005–2006, 2008)
  18. Noel Clarke, Mickey Smith (2005–2010)
  19. Penelope Wilton, Harriet Jones (2005–2008)
  20. Jacqueline King, Sylvia Noble (2006–2010)
  21. Adjoa Andoh, Francine Jones (2007–2008)
  22. Kylie Minogue, Astrid Peth (2007)
  23. Catrin Stewart, Jenny Flint (2011–2014)
  24. Dan Starkey, Strax (2011–2014)
  25. Maisie Williams, Ashildr/Me (2015)

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