WATCH: ‘Doctor Who’ Cast Arrives in NYC, Chats with Us

Arthur Darvill, Matt Smith, BBC America Insider Tori Preston, and Karen Gillan at a Barnes & Noble fan signing, April 8, 2011

It’s always a coup to get a sit-down with the Doctor Who cast, so we were excited to land a backstage interview with Matt Smith, Arthur Darvill, and Karen Gillan at a fan signing at Barnes & Noble in NYC today (April 8). These guys ooze chemistry. They cracked a joke that they should start a band together — and when you watch the video, you’ll see why. (I want to steal garments from their closets.) You even get a sampling of Karen’s vocals halfway through the video. FIIIII-JIIIIIIII.

Also, Karen tells us a little bit about her upcoming BBC movie in which she plays ’60s UK fashion icon Jean Shrimpton:

Also, BBC America has posted numerous photos from today’s event on Facebook. Check ‘em out.

Kevin Wicks

Kevin Wicks founded BBCAmerica.com's Anglophenia blog back in 2005 and has been translating British culture for an American audience ever since. While not British himself - he was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri - he once received inordinate hospitality in London for sharing the name of a dead but beloved EastEnders character. His Anglophilia stems from a high school love of Morrissey, whom he calls his "gateway drug" into British culture.

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