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Who next?
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The weekend's big news has been, of course, Matt Smith's departure from Doctor Who at the end of the year. (Probably other things have happened this weekend as well, but what could possibly be more important?)

The Internet rumour engine has spooled up and will be operating at 100% until we get a casting announcement. But, my thoughts regarding whom Steven Moffat should call?

Believe it or not, I don't have a single suggestion.

I simply want the role to go to a first-rate actor or actress.

Since 2005, we've had three fantastic leading men. Christopher Eccleston, David Tennant and Matt Smith have all been superb in the role while also all being utterly different. The role of the Doctor is a blank slate. There are no particular boxes to tick. The next lead's interpretation of the Doctor will doubtless be different to anything we've seen before. We simply need an individual with the acting chops to make the Doctor believable, watchable and wonderful.