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the rook
the rook
Fri, Nov 21, 2008 7:31pm

as i recall, it was peter davison who originally said that an actor should never play the doctor for more than three years.

MaryAnn
MaryAnn
Sat, Nov 22, 2008 5:34pm

Davison said that about himself only, I believe — that he himself did not want to stay on for more than three years.

But he later regretted that decision, because he now says he only started to get a real grasp on the character in his very last story. Imagine how great a fourth year of Doctor No. 5 could have been…