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Friday, September 24, 2021

Screenwriter Russell T Davies is to take charge again of Doctor Who, the sci-fi show he helped revive in 2005.

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Thought this was a joke/hoax at first. But it makes sense. He did say he'd only come back if he thought the show was in real trouble, and I bet the BBC were seriously considering axing it if he didn't come back. The last few years of the show will probably be ignored, for the most part.

#1 | Posted by sentinel at 2021-09-24 03:28 PM | Reply

Can they get an actor who doesn't suck to play the doctor again?

Say David Tennant?

#2 | Posted by Tor at 2021-09-24 03:29 PM | Reply

They need someone new to keep the show moving forward, but I'm sure Davies will make a much wiser casting choice than Chibnall did.

#3 | Posted by sentinel at 2021-09-24 03:53 PM | Reply

I wouldn't be surprised if Davies' first episode the new era will be titled "The Second Coming". which was also the name of a mini-series he wrote starring Christopher Eccleston in 2003.

#4 | Posted by sentinel at 2021-09-25 06:22 AM | Reply

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