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Posted by sergius1970 (U15510515) on Friday, 14th June 2013
PLEASE don't be so dull and unimaginative as to have a female Doctor. Boys and young men have too few role models as it is. If you want a female, why not make a spin-off about a Time Lady?
Problems with Doctor Who since the days of Tom Baker
1. It's camp
2. It's not scary
3. There's little if any science in it
Id count Doctor Who a success if there were an upsurge in science applications to university.
The people who make it at the moment patently aren't interested in science, but merely in showing off their design skills
1. Make Doctor Who scarier and give it more darkness and gravitas.
2. Concentrate on the discoveries about the cosmos made since the 70s (eg the voyages to the outer planets by probes; quasars, dark matter black holes. trans-solar planets)
3. Cast a distinguished Shakepearean in the lead, (and you can have a pretty boy and girl in tow) -egIan McKellern, or even Benedict Cumberbatch?
4. PLEASE dont be so tacky as to sexualise it; the Doctor is supposed to be an alien, and Tom Baker's 'asexuality' was a subtle reminder that he wasn't human
5. When casting the Doctor, bear in mind why Baker was so good; despite his larger than life persona, there was something 'other' about him. This was down i suspect to Baker's Jewish/Irish origins. Take heed.
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Posted by Onslow The Cat (U13672446) on Friday, 14th June 2013
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Posted by Johnbee (U542312) on Friday, 14th June 2013
A woman Doctor Who? Great idea. Let's have a very young one, with a much older assistant. And no killings, they are the refuge of people without ideas.
Posted by Prophet Tenebrae (U5995226) on Friday, 14th June 2013
A woman Doctor Who? Great idea. Let's have a very young one, with a much older assistant. And no killings, they are the refuge of people without ideas. Yeah, Shakespeare had lots of killings and I think it's universally agreed he was rubbish.
Posted by tony ingram (U14880461) on Saturday, 15th June 2013
I've never understood why Shakespeare was so highly regarded. The bloke couldn't even spell properly!
Posted by GusMcGuire (U7223549) on Saturday, 15th June 2013
I've never understood why Shakespeare was so highly regarded. The bloke couldn't even spell properly! Indeed, and his plays are riddled with cliches.
Posted by redls52 (U2405538) on Saturday, 15th June 2013
I would not like to see a woman Doctor Who ...strikes me as reverse sexism to continually bring it up. Why should there need to be a sex change in any regeneration?
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