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Friday 2nd January 2009

TWIDW Alert: New Doctor Will Be Announced Saturday
(posted 2nd Jan 2009, 6:57pm - TWIDW post #0793)
When: Saturday 5:35PM GMT BBC One

What: Doctor Who Confidential - The Eleventh Doctor (formerly titled The Ten Doctors)

Why: New Doctor Will Be Announced!

Length: 35 minutes


BBC News has reported that the actor who will replace David Tennant as The Doctor will be introduced in the Doctor Who Confidential episode airing Saturday 3 January at 5:35PM on BBC One. The special will be the first time the name of the actor has been revealed, and the first chance we get to hear comments from the new actor.


The eleventh Doctor will replace David Tennant at the end of the 4 specials that will film from January to May this year and air spread out over the coming year. Beginning in the Summer, the new actor will film the 13 episodes of Series 5, which will air in 2010.


Benjamin Elliott