Well, if you haven’t heard, by now?
You will soon.
Actor, Peter Capaldi has announced he is to stand down from the role of Doctor Who: at the end of the 2017 Christmas special.
As sad as I may feel about it — Capaldi’s done fantastically well in the role — I can’t say that I’m surprised.
After all, it wasn’t that long ago that Chris Chibnall was announced as Stephen Moffat’s replacement.
Again, at about the same sort of time.
The trailer for series ten?
Also suggested it: at least to me. After all, it focuses on a new companion having tons of questions and facing a whole new world of adventure.
And … ?
Well, frankly, none of the modern doctors have stayed in the role for more than about three years.
Which, of course, leads one to ask …
Who on Earth will be the next Doctor.
Personally? I would love to see someone black in the role. Or a woman, come to think of it.
I think Patterson Joseph would be good.
So would David Bowie, having played aliens: but given his death, last year …
No, Tilda Swinton!
Tilda Swinton would be IDEAL: and, having played the title role in Orlando, could easily handle a gender hopping Timelord.
It won’t be, though.
The BBC will play it safe.
Put you money on someone white, male …
And about the six foot mark.