Doctor Who star Alex Kingston joins Arrow cast

Doctor Who’s River Song joins the cast of The CW’s Arrow

Alex Kingston as River Song in Doctor Who Series 6

Doctor Who star Alex Kingston has signed up to play Dinah Lance, the estranged mother Laurel Lance (Katie Cassidy) in Arrow.

According to Entertainment Weekly, Dinah Lance will make her debut later in 2013, seeking to make amends with the family she deserted following the death of her daughter – Laurel’s sister – Sarah (Jacqueline MacInnes Wood) in the accident that marooned Oliver Queen (Stephen Amell).

Arrow will return to Sky 1 in late January 2013. Buy Doctor Who Series 7 Part 1 now on DVD for £16.99 and Blu-ray for £20.39 from