LONDON — The Time Lord’s assistant is trading in the Tardis for ball gowns and royalty.

Jenna Coleman, who has played Clara Oswald in the show since 2012 and currently stars alongside Peter Capaldi, is set to leave Doctor Who to star in an eight-part part series about Queen Victoria.

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The £10 million ITV drama will tell the story of the first part of the Queen’s 63-year-reign, according to the Daily Mirror — starting with her taking the throne at the age of 18 and going from there. Read more…

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‘Doctor Who’ assistant Jenna Coleman is leaving the show