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Doctor Who: 13 Cool Details Revealed In Steven Moffat's Time Of Angels Commentary

13. The Director's Friend Has A Cameo In The Opening Scene

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The episode opens on a shot of this random man who has a kiss mark on his face, a clear indicator that he's been smooched by River Song and her hallucinogenic lipstick.

This man is played by Mike Skinner, an English rapper and leader of a music group called The Streets.

According to Gillan, he snagged this role in The Time Of Angels because the director of the episode - Adam Smith - had previously worked on a lot of The Streets' music videos.

And who says no to appearing in Doctor Who?

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