Eddie Izzard Suggested as the Next Doctor Who
From The Geek Files: Actor Sylvester McCoy, who played the 7th Doctor Who in 1987-1989, says Eddie Izzard would be perfect to take over from current Time Lord David Tennant. Speaking to Teletext’s Showbiz Spy, he said: “I like Tom Baker’s suggestion which he made a while back. Eddie Izzard would be perfect!” Fourth Doctor Tom Baker had suggested cross-dressing comedian Izzard for the Time Lord role in 2003. Back then, Alan Davies and Richard E Grant were the bookies’ favourites to take the role. Baker told the BBC that Izzard would bring an ’alien quality’ to the Doctor. Read the whole story here. Thanks to Knight of Gondor for the heads-up.