This just in: Doctor Who 50th Anniversary special to include (we already knew this): John Hurt, Matt Smith, Jenna Louise Coleman, David Tennant, and Billie Piper.

It's now been confirmed that the following former DW cast members will also return:

* Sylvester McCoy (7th Doctor)

* Tom Baker (4th Doctor)

* K-9

* Peter Davidson (5th Doctor)

* Paul McGann (8th Doctor)

* Sophie Aldred (Ace)

* Bernard Cribbins (Wilfred Noble)

* undisclosed female actress to take on the role of Romana

* Richard Franklin (Cpt. Michael Yates, now a Brigadier General heading towards retirement)

* John Levene (Sgt. John Benton, now retired from UNIT, has entered the clergy and is vicar in a small town called Dibley)

* Joanna Lumley and Jennifer Saunders (unnamed roles)

...and the biggest casting news of all?

...

APRIL FOOLS!

C'mon, the Dibley bit was the dead giveaway...

I await Blue Hinter yelling at me...

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