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11th Doctor


Haven't heard of Matt Smith.

Good thought - they picked him despite his youth and emo hair because he's really talented, with masses of potential. Worrying contrary thought - they think young people won't watch a programme unless it stars a Young Person, and Matt Smith is the male Billy Piper.

I think making him young makes all relationships and romances much more problematic. It makes his interactions with older characters potentially - well, strange. Yes, I am thinking about The Master of course.

But perhaps Matt Smith can act as if he were both old and young. But again with the worrying contrary thought - perhaps it will become more squarely a kids' show.

No, surely not. I need to trust the process. Convince me you know best thou spirit of telly.
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