Lenny will take on the role of Morris in the new series of Doctor Who, starring alongside Ncuti Gatwa.
At just 14, Lenny Rush won a BAFTA, which followed a Best Breakthrough win at the I Talk Telly Awards in 2022 for Am I Being Reasonable? and Dodger.
Now Lenny's stardom is once again about to go out of this world as he takes on the role of Morris in the new series of Doctor Who, starring alongside Ncuti Gatwa and joining the team travelling time and space.
Speaking about joining Doctor Who, Lenny said "It’s an absolute honour to be part of Doctor Who, one of the most iconic shows on television and wow what a dream come true!"
To which showrunner, Russell T Davies added "This is what Doctor Who's all about, brand new talent from the next generation, and no one’s more talented than Lenny! He joins the TARDIS team just in time for the Doctor’s greatest nightmare, so hold on tight!"
Doctor Who returns in November 2023 with three special episodes with David Tennant as the Fourteenth Doctor to coincide with the 60th anniversary with Ncuti Gatwa’s first episode as the Fifteenth Doctor airing over the festive period.
Doctor Who will return for a new series in 2024