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DAVID Tennant is in talks to stay on as Dr Who until 2011, the News of the World can reveal.

The negotiations mark a stunning U-turn for the 37-year-old actor who had planned to walk away from the BBC role after filming four specials next year.

But, following pleas from BBC chiefs and fans, Tennant is now considering continuing as the telly timelord.

Insiders say TV bosses are prepared to offer him a big increase on his current £1 million deal.

So far Tennant, who recently appeared as Hamlet in London’s West End, has stopped short of signing because of a potential Hollywood film deal and offers from rival TV channels.

But an insider said: “The BBC is determined to make sure David doesn't go without a fight. He is an integral part of the series.”

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Rumours continue to abound that Doctor Who will soon be turned into a cinematic entity, with current showrunner Russell T. Davies recently stating that he’s keen on the idea. After all, it would mean a larger budget and more creative and global scope. But before anyone dares to suggest Slitheen in the White House, let's look back at the show’s previous dalliances with the big screen, including several unmade projects.

Dr. Who And The Daleks (1965)

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This commercially successful remake of the second Doctor Who television story 'The Daleks' was a fun, soft-centred romp that featured horror icon Peter Cushing as Doctor Who. Yes, that's 'Doctor Who', not 'The Doctor'. (Still, having ’Who’ as a surname is probably less stigmatised than bearing a double-barrel).

The central character was now a doddery Earthling inventor who happened to create a time machine in his back garden and inadvertently whisk off his two granddaughters Susan and Barbara to the Daleks' home planet of Skaro, accompanied by Barbara's loveably bumbling bloke Ian (played by legendary trumpet-blower and record breaker Roy Castle).

It wasn't their adventures that were the film's selling point though. It was the chance to see the Daleks in glorious Technicolor for the first time! Unlike on the television show, where black and white cardboard cutouts were used to bulk up the number of the metallic mutants, these Daleks were numerous, visually luscious, bore beefed up bases, bigger 'ears' and some even possessed claws. Due to the height of 'Dalekmania' at the time, the time-travelling hero barely featured in the advertising.

Daleks: Invasion Earth 2150 AD (1966)

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Doctor Who had vanished from the title of this sequel, which adopted the plot from television story 'The Dalek Invasion Of Earth'. Peter Cushing returned alongside Roberta Tovey as Susan, but the comic foil was now in the shape of a certain Bernard Cribbins - yes, Donna's granddad Wilf from the recent series. Playing hapless copper Tom, Cribbins is transported alongside the remnants of the Who Family to 2150, when Earth is under Dalek control apart from a small group of resistance fighters.

Impressive sets, flying saucers and an esteemed supporting cast including Ray Brooks and Philip Madoc helped to bolster the film's appeal, but Dalekmania was on the wane and the takings were significantly down on its predecessor. Nonetheless, it must be seen for the outrageously camp black leather PVC outfits worn by the Dalek-controlled Robomen - particularly during one eating sequence with Cribbins infiltrating their ranks.

The Chase (Unmade)

Plans were underway for a third Dalek story adaptation from the television series, but Invasion Earth's disappointing international box office performance ultimately quashed this film before pre-production. Peter Cushing was set to play Doctor Who again, alongside Roberta Tovey as Susan. It's not known whether Barbara and Ian from the first film were set to return, as their adventures and departure at the end of the story were a prominent part of the plot.

It's a big shame that this project was never realised, as the expansive range of locations and monsters in the story were ideally suited for a large budget and screen. The Empire State Building, the planet of the massive Mechanoids, a haunted house with Dracula and Frankenstein, plus the mandatory quarry were all visited, but the best excursion was to the Mary Celeste - the infamous ghost ship. Watching the Daleks take on the crew worked a treat on the television, especially as one of the pepper pots seemingly topped itself by trundling overboard!

Doctor Who Meets Scratchman (Unmade)

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The television show was riding high in the ratings during Tom Baker's tenure as the Time Lord in the latter half of the 1970s. Yet he was unable to attract sufficient funding to convert a script he wrote with Ian Marter, who played companion Harry Sullivan, into a fully-fledged movie. Horror legend Vincent Price was repeatedly linked with playing the villainous Scratchman, while model Twiggy was set to be The Doctor's companion, but not even big name casting possibilities lured the investors.

The plot is believed to have taken place in various dimensions, manifested on a giant pinball table (this was the 70s!), and the Daleks also locked plungers with their nemesis. Despite overwhelming evidence to the contrary, the film's central baddie is in no way linked to the '90s pop icon Scatman John.

Doctor Who And The Krikkitmen (Unmade)

Renowned author Douglas Adams assembled a submission for a proposed big screen outing during the Tom Baker era, but the plan never came to fruition and he accepted a role as script editor on the popular show. Fascinatingly, he reworked the Krikkitmen ideas into the plot of the third of his popular Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy books, entitled Life, The Universe And Everything. Other creations from the unmade film were also siphoned off into Doctor Who's sixteenth season arc 'The Key to Time'.

Doctor Who: Last Of The Time Lords (Unmade)

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Doctor Who had a dwindling viewership by 1989, but that didn't stop an attempt to raise money for a mega-budget incarnation of the show. It amounted to nothing and no real story details emerged, but the project somehow felt very close to realisation because of the existence of a poster promoting the movie. However, it only appeared in various trade publications (before being circulated by fandom) in a bid to attract funding.

Intriguingly, Donald Sutherland, David Bowie and Alan Rickman were all linked with playing the title role, while former Bond girl Caroline Munro was reportedly in line to play his assistant. It did help that her husband George Dugdale was a producer on the project. The film was still being mooted in the mid-90s, despite the television show's cancellation, but the BBC's negotiations with Steven Spielberg's Amblin studios helped to put any movie version on ice.

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David Tennant is to stand down as Doctor Who, after becoming one of the most popular Time Lords in the history of the BBC science fiction show.

Tennant stepped into the Tardis in 2005, and will leave the role after four special episodes are broadcast next year.

He made the announcement after winning the outstanding drama performance prize at the National Television Awards.

"When Doctor Who returns in 2010 it won't be with me," he said.

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"Now don't make me cry," he added. "I love this part, and I love this show so much that if I don't take a deep breath and move on now I never will, and you'll be wheeling me out of the Tardis in my bath chair."

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Three years was "about the right time" to play the role, he told the BBC in an exclusive interview.

"I think it's better to go when there's a chance that people might miss you, rather than to hang around and outstay your welcome," he said.

His stint in the show had been "the most extraordinary time, it's been bewildering, life changing, very exciting", he said.

"And just so much fun, such a great show to work on.

"That's one of the reasons I think it's right to take a deep breath and bow out when it's still fun, when it's a novelty.

"I don't ever want it to feel like a job, so I want to move on when it still feels exciting and fresh and that means I'll miss it."

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Tennant, the 10th actor to play the Doctor Who, left fans guessing about his return at the end of the latest series.

In the last episode, in July, the Doctor had to defeat his enemies the Daleks to save the universe.

Almost 10 million people watched as the Time Lord apparently started the process of regeneration - but did not complete it.

Tennant will appear in a Christmas special, titled The Next Doctor, before filming four more specials in January.

"They'll be the four last stories that I do," he said.

In a sign of his popularity, he was voted best drama performer in a public vote at the National Television Awards.

He has been named most popular actor at the same ceremony for the past two years. That prize has been discontinued this year.

An average of 8.1 million people a week watched the latest series - the fourth since it made a comeback in 2005 - in its Saturday evening slot on BBC One.

'Spectacular' exit

Russell T Davies, executive producer, said: "I've been lucky and honoured to work with David over the past few years - and it's not over yet, the Tenth Doctor still has five spectacular hours left!

"After which, I might drop an anvil on his head. Or maybe a piano. A radioactive piano. But we're planning the most enormous and spectacular ending, so keep watching."

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A fifth series of the show is scheduled for 2010.

Tennant replaced Christopher Eccleston, who resurrected the show after a 16-year break.

Tennant made his name in TV dramas such as Blackpool and Casanova.

He started his career in theatre and in recent months has returned to the stage with well-received performances in Hamlet and Love's Labour's Lost for the Royal Shakespeare Company.

Send us your commentsIn December last year, Tennant denied rumours that he was planning to quit after Catherine Tate - his new companion in the Tardis - told the Jonathan Ross radio show she thought the next series of Doctor Who would be Tennant's last.

He said at the time: "Catherine Tate stitched me up good and proper. She goes on Jonathan Ross and makes up a load of old nonsense."

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Pity :(. He was outstanding in the role imo. Don't see the point of the beeb keeping him for the 4 specials now, might as well sack him, and get the new guy in to save going a whole year without a series.

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tbh he's on a par with the other suggestions on this thread - including from the bookies!

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Speculation has already started over who will replace David Tennant as Doctor Who.

The 37-year-old star announced he would no longer play the Time Lord after next year's specials.

Here is a selection of some of the favourites to succeed him.



PATERSON JOSEPH

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Joseph is the bookmakers' favourite to succeed Tennant

The actor is the bookmakers' favourite to succeed Tennant.

If he lands the part, the 44-year-old will become the first ever black doctor.

The star has already appeared in two episodes of the show playing Roderick alongside previous doctor, Christopher Eccleston.

He is a popular comic actor and has appeared in Peep Show, Jekyll and Green Wing.


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Morrissey starred in the much-derided Basic Instinct 2

Already appearing as a character called the other Doctor in the show's Christmas special, The Next Doctor, Morrissey is another favourite to win the part.

In 2003 the 44-year-old was nominated for a Bafta award for his starring role in political drama State of Play.

More recently he appeared with Natalie Portman and Scarlett Johansson in the Hollywood film The Other Boleyn Girl.


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Sean Pertwee is reportedly eager to follow in his father's footsteps

Ignored by the bookmakers, but a strong contender according to Doctor Who fansites, the 43-year-old actor could follow in his father's footsteps.

Jon Pertwee, who also played Worzel Gummidge, was the third Doctor from 1970-1974, before Tom Baker took over the role.

The Event Horizon star has revealed he would be interested in appearing in the show, according to reports.


JAMES NESBITT

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Nesbitt first came to popular attention in the Cold Feet series

The former Cold Feet star is another high-profile star favoured by the bookmakers.

The 43-year-old actor, born in Northern Ireland, has starred in a long list of TV dramas, including Murphy's Law, Jekyll and The Passion.

However, according to reports, Nesbitt has announced he is not interested in the role.


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Russell Tovey is the first choice of Doctor Who writer Russell T Davies

Last year the actor appeared as Midshipman Frame in the Doctor Who Christmas episode, Voyage of the Damned.

The 27-year-old, who appeared in The History Boys and Gavin and Stacey, is the youngest contender believed to be under consideration.

In September, Doctor Who writer Russell Davies suggested Tovey should be Tennant's successor.

The creator, who leaves the show next year as lead writer and executive producer, said he thought Tovey was "going to be huge" and is "amazing".


JAMES McAVOY

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McAvoy won the Bafta Rising Star Award in 2006

The star has begun to build a successful film career in Hollywood.

He has landed starring roles in the Oscar-winning movies Atonement, The Last King of Scotland and The Chronicles of Narnia.

The 29-year-old is married to his former Shameless co star Anne-Marie Duff.

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Former Eastenders star Tom Ellis is reportedly in the running to play the next Time Lord.

The 29-year-old has apparently emerged as a candidate to take over from David Tennant, who is to step down from Doctor Who at the end of next year.

Ellis, who is married to Tamzin Outhwaite, played Dr Oliver Cousins in the BBC soap during 2006. Other names linked to the iconic role include Robert Carlyle, Paterson Joseph and David Morrissey.

A BBC source told The Mirror: "Tom is the frontrunner for the job and is very interested."

Ellis previously appeared on Doctor Who in the role of Thomas Milligan.

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Doctor Who actor David Tennant has not ruled out the possibility of returning to the hit BBC series after he leaves.

"Who knows what might happen in the future?" he told BBC Breakfast. "The door isn't necessarily closed forever."

The 37-year-old revealed last week he would be relinquishing the role after shooting four more specials in 2009.

But he did admit it was "one of those parts that sticks with you," citing Peter Davison's appearance last year in a Who short made for Children in Need.

The actor refused to be drawn, though, on who might become his eventual successor.

"It's not down to me," said the actor, currently appearing with the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford-upon-Avon. "I've got nothing to do with it."

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Bookmakers have made James Nesbitt one of the favourites to take over the coveted role.

The Cold Feet star has downplayed the speculation, however, saying he has no interest in becoming the 11th doctor.

Speaking to the BBC's Lizo Mzimba in Marrakesh, Morocco, where he is currently filming new drama Occupation, the actor said it would be "career suicide" for him to follow in Tennant's footsteps.

He did say, though, that Paterson Joseph - another actor who has been linked to the role - "would be great".

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David Morrissey has responded to claims that he will replace departing star David Tennant in Doctor Who.

The acclaimed State Of Play actor is currently the bookmakers' favourite to take over from Tennant in the iconic role in 2010.

Morrissey, who appears in this year's Christmas special, told What's On Stage: "As for any talk of me taking over as the next Doctor, well, if or when they do choose someone, they would have to be totally different to David - which I am."

Of his role in 'The Next Doctor', he added: "I play a character called The Doctor – a man who believes himself to be a Time Lord. It was great to be on board, because I’m a huge fan of the programme and of David Tennant."

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John Simm has revealed that he wants to reprise his role as The Master in Doctor Who, despite being unhappy about previous repercussions of the part.

Speaking to the Daily Record, Simm explained that he "never realised what impact playing The Master was going to have on my seven-year-old son, Ryan. I'd take him to school in the morning and I'd feel like the Pied Piper with this huge gaggle of kids around me in playground... he was a bit freaked out by all the attention and I'm sorry it happened that way."

Simm, who portrayed The Doctor's arch-nemesis in three consecutive second season episodes in 2007, was quick to add that the experience hasn't affected his desire to appear on the show again. "I'm not, by the way, ruling out a return to Doctor Who in the future," he explained. "It's too exciting a show to be a part of for me to do that."

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He's a good actor, be interesting to see (if he does become the new Doctor) the explanation of why he latest regeneration has left him looking exactly like The Master.

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He's a good actor, be interesting to see (if he does become the new Doctor) the explanation of why he latest regeneration has left him looking exactly like The Master.

That would be fairly easily explained by a funky little plot twist. Something along the lines of knowing your enemy etc...

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David Morrissey is shaping up to be the next Doctor Who, as he says he’d love the job.

Asked if he would return to the show after appearing in a Christmas special, Morrissey said: “Oh yeah, definitely. I love it. I had a great time. If they asked me back I’d jump at it.

“I think it’s a great character and I’ve loved every minute.”

And in a strong sign the role is his for the asking, Doctor Who writer Russell T Davies said: “Anyone playing him has to be capable of anything – action, heartbreak, comedy, wielding a sonic screwdriver… and David Morrissey has that in spades. Sounds exactly like a Time Lord to me.”

Both were talking to the Radio Times about Morrissey’s role beside David Tennant, 37, in a seasonal special entitled The Next Doctor.

A preview on Children in Need showed the actors, both as Doctors, meeting in Victorian London.

Morrissey, 44, sounded enthusiastic about what the role means. He said: “With Tom Baker and William Hartnell there’s a truth to their performances, Patrick Troughton as well.

“What David has done with the Doctor is so special. He has moved it on – not just the character but also how he’s taken on the role publicly.

“When I arrived with David it was like turning up with Take That.”

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Still scratching your head over the prospect of a second Doctor? All will finally be revealed when this year's Doctor Who festive special, provocatively titled 'The Next Doctor', airs next week on Christmas Day. This "other Doctor" certainly seems to be the real deal, though. He has a TARDIS, he has the catchphrase, he even carries a sonic screwdriver - and, unlike our Doctor, he has a companion at his side. We put in a call to Velile Tshabalala, who plays feisty Doctors' assistant Rosita, to find out more.

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What's the story of 'The Next Doctor'?
"Obviously I have to be a bit of a spoilsport and can't tell you too much, but what I can tell you is the Doctor we know arrives in London in 1851. There he meets the other Doctor, played by David Morrissey, and his companion Rosita. They're basically trying to find out what's going on because there's a few dubious events taking place. As you probably know, the Cybermen make an appearance again, which is great, and we've got a new monster called the Cybershades which you need to look out for. They're all ruled by Miss Hartigan, played by Dervla Kirwan, who's the villainess in the storyline. That's all I can say. You'll have to watch to find out more!"

What are the Cybershades? They look like dogs with cyber-faces.
"They're funny little things, aren't they? They've got robotic faces and they're all covered in feathers. I didn't know what to make of them at first. I thought they were quite nice and thought I might borrow one of their outfits for Friday night! They're quite menacing but they're obviously not as strong or scary as the Cybermen. They pop up quite a lot in the episode - they're always coming out of dark corners and stuff. They're a bit of a nuisance to be honest!"

How would you describe Rosita?
"She's a proper feisty Cockney girl - she gives as good as she gets. She's very much on the good side, she's very loyal and she's got a strong relationship with the other Doctor. She was a lot of fun to play but funnily enough a lot of people have been saying there isn't a lot of difference between her and myself in real life!"

What was she doing before she met the other Doctor?
"Oooh! I'll tell you a secret... we don't want to offend any of the children watching but she was actually a lady of the night! She wasn't up to much good before, so thank goodness the other Doctor came along and gave her something a bit more constructive to do!"

I'm frightened to ask - how did the other Doctor meet her?
"Well, one night she was out earning her living and a Cyberman came to attack her. The other Doctor came to rescue her and it went from there. He wasn't a client, he came and saved her!"

Russell T said that Rosita is 'probably cleverer than the two Doctors put together'...
"Yeah, she is. She's definitely got a very good head on her shoulders. You shouldn't be deceived by her - she does actually get them out of a few tricky situations. She is a big help to them, definitely."

We know she becomes assistant to both Doctors over the course of the episode, but how?
"Yeah, she does. I can't actually say how it happens, but as the episode goes on there's a twist in the storyline, something's revealed and she needs to go off to help the Doctor that we know. She has a bit of both of them... but that not in way!"

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How do the two Doctors get along with each other?
"At first the other Doctor's a bit of a threat. The Doctor comes into London and he finds the other Doctor claiming to be him, so obviously he's a bit wary at first. As the episode goes along, they start working together and they find some common ground. They do develop quite a good relationship through the episode."

Does the other Doctor have a TARDIS?
"Yes, he does have a TARDIS. Hahahaha! But I can't tell you how big it is, you'll have to wait and see I'm afraid!"

Were you a fan of Doctor Who before you got this job?
"Funnily enough I wasn't, you know. I've always known that it has a huge following but I didn't realise how many people watched it before I started working on it. I'm not one of these massive fans, but funnily enough I always watch the Christmas special. It's amazing to think Catherine Tate did it, then Kylie did it and then they trusted me enough to take it over. I'm really chuffed - this is more than I could have asked for."

And how was it working with the two Davids?
"Oh, it was horrible, they were awful. They were rude, they came in late... only joking! Honestly, they were really lovely. Obviously it was really daunting at first because it's such a huge show, but as soon as I arrived on set for my first day David Tennant came over and gave me a huge hug to welcome me to the show. David Morrissey was lovely too and came over to say hello. They both kind of took me under their wing and then it was kind of like having two older brothers who were both picking on me! It was like working with two old friends - by the end of the first day I felt like I'd been there for ages, because it's just such a lovely team to work with."

Did you know David Tennant was leaving Who when you filmed the special?
"No, not at all! The first I heard about it was in May when I came back from some filming in Cardiff and everyone was asking me because they thought I would have all this inside information, but I really hadn't! Then it was confirmed later, but it really is a shame because he's been such a huge asset to the show and he's wonderful to work with. I wish him all the best and I'm sure he'll do fantastic in anything else he chooses to do."

How about you and Who? Would you go back again?
"You'll have to wait and see! I'd be lying if I said I didn't want to do it again, because it's such a wonderful job, but it depends on whether my character survives or not."

What have you been doing since filming Who?
"Well, I had a small appearance on Katy Brand's Big Ass Show as a Sugababe! I look quite different from Rosita because I've got a little see-through dress and a peroxide blonde wig on! I used to work with her on Tittybangbang so it was really nice for her to ask me to work on her show. At the moment I'm doing my first pantomime at the Compass Theatre in Ickenham. It's Dick Whittingon's Cat and I play the villain this time, which is a bit of a change for me - but it's a lot of fun being bad!"

Doctor Who airs Christmas Day at 6pm on BBC One.

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Russell T. Davies has put forward Catherine Zeta-Jones as a possible future Doctor.

The Doctor Who showrunner, who hands over the reigns to Steven Moffat for the next full series, revealed that he would like to see the Entrapment actress take on the iconic role.

"I think the more [a female Doctor] is talked about, the more likely it is to happen," he said, adding that he would cast Zeta-Jones or Lesley Sharp.

However, Davies admitted that he has no say in who gets to play the character's next incarnation after David Tennant's departure, adding: "It's a big deal to set up. Whoever becomes the Doctor has got to take on a whole life. It's a lot of soul-searching to do."

The writer will remain in charge of the show for four specials in 2009, including Tennant's final scenes. "The big climax is mine, all mine," he said.


I'm surpised he didn't suggest Ruth Jones

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....or a leek, too :rolleyes:

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Russell T. Davies has put forward Catherine Zeta-Jones as a possible future Doctor.

The Doctor Who showrunner, who hands over the reigns to Steven Moffat for the next full series, revealed that he would like to see the Entrapment actress take on the iconic role.

"I think the more [a female Doctor] is talked about, the more likely it is to happen," he said, adding that he would cast Zeta-Jones or Lesley Sharp.

However, Davies admitted that he has no say in who gets to play the character's next incarnation after David Tennant's departure, adding: "It's a big deal to set up. Whoever becomes the Doctor has got to take on a whole life. It's a lot of soul-searching to do."

The writer will remain in charge of the show for four specials in 2009, including Tennant's final scenes. "The big climax is mine, all mine," he said.


I'm surpised he didn't suggest Ruth Jones

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....or a leek, too :rolleyes:

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Cynic!! :lol:

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was really really really poor, thought it was the worst Dr Who episode since it was brought back

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