Kumars at No.42 star Sanjeev Bhaskar is set to appear in the season eight finale of Doctor Who. The comedic actor is set to appear in the finale alongside US actor Michelle Gomez. His role in the finale will involve him coming to the aide of the Doctor played by Peter Capaldi. Talking about his upcoming TV role, Bhaskar said, “I’m thrilled to now be part of the ‘Doctor Who’ universe. Another dream box ticked“. Doctor Who writer Steven Moffat has also revealed the Doctor will face deadly danger in the finale episode of the season. Bhaskar’s wife Meera Syal appeared in the show in 2010. The hugely popular TV show will return for its eighth season to BBC One on the 23rd of August 2014.