Be Prepared for a Female Doctor Who!

When Tom Baker announced he was to leave Doctor Who in 1980, he caused a sensation by suggesting his successor in the lead role could be a woman. Almost forty years later, I would venture more sensation would be caused if the BBC were to say that Peter Capaldi’s replacement, the Thirteenth Doctor, would definitely not be a woman. Baker’s tongue-in-cheek mischievous suggestion is now very much on the cards – and I would say is a matter of when; not if.

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