Who said he was quitting?
BBC says Matt Smith will play the doctor for some time yet, writes
that he won’t be the Doctor forever – hardly quitting! . . . He’ll be around for a good while yet.’’
In other news, the 11th doctor’s new assistant made a surprise visit in the first episode of the new series which debuted in the the UK just an hour before the ABC streamed it live to Australian fans ahead of this weekend’s Australian television debut.
Jenna-Louise Coleman’s character appeared trapped inside the skeleton of a dalek – and seemingly doomed. The actress replaces Karen Gillan’s Amy Pond as the time lord’s companion.
Coleman says: ‘‘Boo! Hello! Hope we gave you a good surprise! Thanks to all the fans who kept it quiet and made it so! More to come . . . watch this space!’’
stars Arthur Darvill, Matt Smith and Karen Gillan.