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Neil Gaiman on why The Doctor shouldn’t be played by someone famous

Katy Manning, 'Girl Illustrated', 1978I want to see The Doctor. I want to be taken by surprise. I want to squint at a photo of the person online and go “but how can that be The Doctor?”. Then I want to be amazingly, delightedly, completely proven wrong, and, six episodes in, I want to wonder how I could have been so blind. Because this is the Doctor. Of course it is.

Read the full post on Neil Gaiman’s Tumblr account.

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1 thought on “Neil Gaiman on why The Doctor shouldn’t be played by someone famous”

  1. That quote struck me too. It makes me want to jump up and down, shouting “This! This! This!” 🙂

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