Well, that makes the shortest tenure for a TV version of the Doctor
of all time. Breaking news tonight:
"Eccleston quits Doctor Who role
"The new Doctor Who had an average of 9.9 million viewers
Actor Christopher Eccleston has quit as Doctor Who after just one
episode of the new series, the BBC has confirmed.
Eccleston, whose first appearance as the Doctor on Saturday
attracted around 10 million viewers, is leaving at Christmas as he
fears being typecast.
"Talks are taking place to replace him with Casanova star David
"The BBC has commissioned a second, 13-part Doctor Who series, which
will again be written by Russell T Davies and feature Billie Piper
Outpost Gallifrey http://www.gallifreyone.com
is also covering the
news in detail.
Thanks to Mr. Eccleston for being the Doctor in this series. Here's
hoping for good things from Doctor Number 10.
Benjamin F. Elliott
Or This Hour In Doctor Who at this rate ...