Dr Who actress in hometown panto

By Laura Paterson

Published: 29/12/2010

Inverness-born Dr Who actress Karen Gillan returned to her roots this week when she was invited on-stage – only to be gunked in goo as the panto dame’s Grotty Totty.

The acclaimed actress, who honed her stage skills at Eden Court Theatre, was called up on stage during Monday night’s performance of Beauty and the Beast.

Dame Dorothy Do-it, played by Iain Laughlan, set the actress to work cleaning the stage and in the nightly slapstick routine, the glamourous red-haired star was subjected to being squirted with soap-suds.

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