From today’s press conference:
Jenna: “I want to get started already. I’m a huge fan of the show”. Of her favourite companion “Between Billie Piper & Karen Gillan.”
“Matt Smith did my audition with me. It was fun and I felt like we were in it together.”
Steven Moffat: “We saw a lot of brilliant actresses. But Jenna was the only person going faster than Matt - he had to keep up!”
There will be 6 episodes this year, including the Xmas Special. Then 8 next year. Jenna’s character will first be seen at Xmas.