Amy Pond

Amy is a feisty young woman who first met the Doctor when she was a little girl living in a sleepy old village. Looking for adventure, she gets far more than she bargained for when she meets the Doctor. Her world and the entire universe change forever once she steps on board the TARDIS.

About Karen Gillan

The Scottish-born actress, previously appeared in the UK sketch comedy 'The Kevin Bishop Show' and the drama 'Stacked.' She also appeared as a Soothsayer in the 'Doctor Who' episode, 'The Fires of Pompeii.'

After learning she had been cast as Amy Pond, Karen kept it a secret from family and friends: 'I decided not to tell my parents as I didn’t want to spoil the surprise, but when I finally did tell them, I made a special day of it, and my mum took a day off work. She just couldn’t believe it when I told her. She was doing the dishes, and she literally stopped in her tracks and cried. She’s a huge fan of the show - has been a fan for years. She even has Dalek bubble bath at home!'