Earlier today on Twitter, actress Gina Beck (Wicked) revealed that actor Ben Freeman (Emmerdale, which also starred Jenna Coleman) was filming in the vicinity of shooting on Doctor Who Series 9 - which is currently taking place in Tenerife. Beck tweeted:
Accompanying the tweet was a picture, above, which features Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman, Freeman and, what looks like, an alien creature. Currently filming are the Doctor Who Series 9 episodes, The Magician's Apprentice and The Witch’s Familiar which also stars Michell Gomez as Missy. Gomez has also been spotted filming in Tenerife.
The two episodes from the opening two-parter of the series, written by current show runner Steven Moffat. Filming is taking place in Teide National Park which is home to the third largest volcano in the world. As revealed previously, the episodes are directed by Hettie MacDonald (Blink).
Doctor Who Series 9 is set to air in the autumn.