Who’s Hanging Around?
Sure, this is David Tennant’s last season as the Doctor in Doctor Who. But, clearly, he’s not going out quietly.
On the heels of his appearance on John (“Captain Jack”) Barrowman’s song-and-dance show Tonight’s The Night (Glenn’s got that one here on ComicMix) comes word that he will guest as the Doctor on a two-part story in the new season of The Sarah Jane Adventures, coming to the BBC this fall — prior to his terminal closing three-parter.
Executive Producer Russell T. Davies promised it won’t be just a cameo. “This is a full on appearance for The Doctor as he and Sarah Jane face their biggest threat ever.”
Ah, yes. Biggest threat ever. You’d think both the Doctor and Sarah Jane would be a bit tired of that phrase. Still, it’s a living.
Oh, and K-9, now the star of his own Australian-produced teevee series, will be back with Sarah Jane, the kids whose lives she jeopardizes each week, and their big father-figure computer.
It's interesting how they're sort of back-loading Tennant's last year this way. I get the impression the limited season of four specials (due to his Hamlet run) was a bit too much of a cutback, and both David and the Beeb recognize that, hence these little extra appearances. Great move, I think. Looking forward to it.
Or he's regretting leaving the role he always wanted.
But he's got a fabulous new job, after all…http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/masterpiece/contemporary/…
I don't think there was ever any worry about him finding work. I think he made the right call on leaving. H said it himself, he could see himself as The Doctor forever, but he knew he had to more on. I look forward to seeing his future projects.So too John Brrowman – he's doing a lot of TV show hosting now, but I'd love to see him get a solid acting role, maybe even over here.