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David Tennant would be high up there on our list of dream dinner guests, but what would the Tenth Doctor himself say? Sadly, he didn’t mention any of our names.

He was asked the question as part of a 60-Second Challenge set by BAFTA Guru, the YouTube channel from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), which asks some of our favorite stars to answer as many fiendish questions as they can in under 60 seconds.

Questions like, “Who or what made you want to become an actor?”, “What is the first thing you do when you come off a long shoot?”, “What’s the best advice you’ve ever been given?”, “What advice would you give to your 16-year-old self?”, and a tricky one: “Sum up your job in three words”.

As you’d expect, David was quick off the mark. But then came that old chestnut: which three people in the film, TV or games industry would he invite to a fantasy dinner party? His lovely Broadchurch co-star Olivia Colman, maybe? Sydney Newman, the exec responsible for Doctor Who‘s very first outing in 1963? Or the man he played to such perfection in 2005, Casanova?

Nope, it was none of those. The first name David gave wasn’t strictly in the rules, though we’ll let him have the second and third:

Surprised? It’d make for quite a dinner party—but he’d be the perfect host, we’re certain.

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By Kat Sommers
Kat is a freelance writer for Anglophenia.