Christopher Eccleston refuses to return for Doctor Who’s 50th anniversary

No Return of the 9th DoctorWhen Doctor Who series six premiered in New York a few weeks ago, one of the biggest questions asked was “Are there any plans for Doctor Who’s 50th anniversary?” All it took was one rueful smile from Moffat to know he’s got something big in mind.

Let’s just hope his plan didn’t involve ninth Doctor, Christopher Eccleston.

It seems the same question was on Graham Norton’s mind when he asked Eccleston on his Radio 2 show whether the well-known British actor might consider returning to the iconic role he took up in 2005. His response?

“No. Never bathe in the same river twice.”

As words go, those feel pretty final. What do you think? Read the full story here

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