As soon as I heard the news that Matt Smith is stepping down as The Doctor (on Doctor Who, you buncha non-geeks), I, like everyone else, started thinking about who should be the next Doctor. My first thought was Chiwetel Ejiofor, best known as Peter in Love Actually and the Operative in Serenity.
But I have now changed my mind, because it occurs to me that the Doctor is always shown as a fairly tall fellow.
And to that, I say, bollocks.
Is there a height requirement to being a Timelord that I don’t know about? Because if not…it’s time for a short Doctor!
So, for the role of the Twelfth Doctor, I hereby nominate:
And you know what? I am pretty damned serious, the more I think about it.