When you’re an actor with a particularly strident and arresting voice, the offers to lend it to various odd projects must come fairly frequently and from odd angles. Tom Baker, for example, has not only played the Fourth Doctor in …
The Fourth Doctor
As the new season of Doctor Who approaches, fans are wondering what kind of Doctor will emerge from the TARDIS. We’re being promised a darker, less chummy Doctor, but also a hugely enthusiastic and energetic one.
Here’s a story that, while not part of Doctor Who canon, introduces a bizarre possibility to a fictional realm that is already well served with bizarre possibilities. Are you sitting comfortably? Then I’ll begin:
This Sunday, an event that has only happened eleven times in the past 50 years will happen again. An actor or actress will be confirmed as the new Doctor in Doctor Who.