Former Doctor Who star Billie Piper has ruled herself out of replacing Peter Capaldi when the Time Lord regenerates at the end of the upcoming series but has backed calls for the new Doctor to be female. Peter has announced that he will leave the Tardis in the Christmas special later this year, saying his time as the 12th Doctor has been “cosmic”. Billie, 34, played companion Rose Tyler opposite
First she conquered the pop charts, then the small screen. Now Billie Piper’s dazzling turn as a woman struggling to conceive in ‘Yerma’ at the Young Vic has won her an Evening Standard Theatre Award. Nick Curtis meets this year’s Best Actress. It is 11am on the morning after the Evening Standard Theatre Awards at The Old Vic and Billie Piper has a crushing hangover. The 34-year-old got a standing
After her performance in Yerma electrified the capital, on Sunday night Billie Piper scooped Best Actress at the Evening Standard Theatre Awards. She tells Nick Curtis about her life on the fast track. Like many things in her life, Billie Piper embraced her triumph at Sunday night’s Evening Standard Theatre Awards wholeheartedly. “It feels GREAT,” laughs the 34-year-old, handling the statuette for the Natasha Richardson Award for Best Actress, which
Actress Billie Piper on her critically acclaimed performance in a modern interpretation of Lorca’s Yerma, which deals with the challenges of infertility. Listen to her interview here!
Chris is joined by Hollywood heavyweight Jonah Hill ahead of his latest blockbuster War Dogs, sporting pundit turned quiz show host Jeff Stelling and amazing actress Billie Piper. Plus country singing sisters Ward Thomas provide the Friday soundtrack as they perform live in the studio. Listen to her interview here!
Billie Piper says her latest stage role, about a woman desperate to have a child, feels very relevant because it’s an issue being faced by many women she knows. “It chimed quite vividly with me because so many of my friends are finding it quite hard to go through that,” Piper says. “It seems to be a very common topic at the moment.” Piper plays the title role of Yerma
With her infectiously peppy Because We Want To, Billie Piper launched phase one of her career back in 1998, becoming the youngest ever artist to debut at No 1 in the UK. But after two hit albums, she segued into an acting career that has eclipsed even her music success. Adored by Doctor Who fans for playing Rose Tyler, companion to David Tennant’s Doctor, she’s also known for taking on