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April 21, 2006

New Who


PooterGeek blames supergenius Russell T Davies - formerly of Queer As Folk fame - for David Tennant, "a Doctor who’s prettier than his assistant." Point taken. Though judging by Doctor Who Confidential for Season 2 Episode 1 ("New New Doctor") the entire production staff is made up of gay men (plus one Grace). I think we can safely assign the decision to a consensus process rather than a "great man" theory of casting.

Who fans worried at the departure of Christopher Eccleston should relax. David Tennant is a natural as the Doctor. And no need for separation anxiety in the short term: Tennant and Billie Piper have already signed on for Season 3.

Posted by Ghost of a flea at April 21, 2006 08:14 AM

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This period will be known as "The Billie Piper Years".

Posted by: The_Campblog [TypeKey Profile Page] at April 21, 2006 09:19 AM

Yeah and until that talentless cow leaves I ain't going to watch it. She is so rubbish its cronic.

Posted by: Andrew Ian Dodge [TypeKey Profile Page] at April 21, 2006 10:54 AM