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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