Karen Gillan talks The Ponds Doctor Who exit: “it will be pretty final”

Karen Gillan reveals she wants to make you cry in her final Doctor Who episode.

With the Ponds final Doctor Who episode nearly upon us, Karen Gillan has spoken of the final time we will see her and Rory in the mid-season finale, The Angels Take Manhattan saying their exit will be “pretty final.”

Showrunner and head writer Steven Moffat‘s previously described the companions final episode as a “love letter to the Ponds”, When asked what that meant for her and Arthur Darvill‘s characters she revealed to The Big Issue: “That doesn’t necessarily mean death, but it will be pretty final.

Adding: “So yeah, you are going to cry. I hope so, anyway. I like making you cry. That makes me happy…”

She also revealed how she would like Amy to be remembered, she said: “I love this girl… I want to see her go out in flames of glory, where we see her at her absolute best.

“I just want people to look back over the Pond era fondly. I have had the best years of my life on this show, hand on my heart.”

‘Doctor Who’ Series 7 episode 5: The Angels Take Manhattan airs Saturday 29 September at 7.20pm – make sure you have the tissues ready for a tearful farewell.