K9 and Co

Publicity pic for the new K9 series shows what his new mates are going to look like

A new publicity pic for the upcoming Australian-made series starring Doctor Who’s metal mutt gives us a first glimpse of his "assistants" Starkey, Jorjie and Darius (worryingly described in the press release as "an artful dodger – worrying, because that's how they described Adric when he was introduced). Apparently, when K9 first appears he looks like the robot we know from Doctor Who, but that version is destroyed he regenerates into the new souped-up, Dyson-style K9. 26 half-hour episodes are being produced.

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