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I was having a chat with a buddy about David Bradley performance as William Hartnells doctor and the conversation turned to who could play the other early doctors and I thought Aidan Gillen as Patrick Troughton and Sean Bean as Jon Pertwee - but who could play Tom Bakers doctor? Stumped both of us. Any Ideas?

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35 minutes ago, the tower of albion said:

Sean Bean as Jon Pertwee

Heh. He'd be great for if they adapted Interference!

Spoiler

A novel in which the Third Doctor gets prematurely killed (a permanent alteration to his personal history, not something that gets reset by the end of the book).

 

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1 hour ago, the tower of albion said:

I was having a chat with a buddy about David Bradley performance as William Hartnells doctor and the conversation turned to who could play the other early doctors and I thought Aidan Gillen as Patrick Troughton and Sean Bean as Jon Pertwee - but who could play Tom Bakers doctor? Stumped both of us. Any Ideas?

Or how about a better idea - Sean Pertwee as Jon Pertwee?

 

ETA: Which already almost happened: http://www.radiotimes.com/news/2016-06-14/jon-pertwees-son-sean-reveals-he-was-asked-to-be-in-last-years-doctor-who/

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1 hour ago, the tower of albion said:

but who could play Tom Bakers doctor?

Benedict Cumberbatch?

Lacks the physicality but could pull of the manic glee, I feel.

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James McAvoy as the Fifth Doctor? He has that same young-ish charm, although he's a decade older than Davison was when he took up the role.

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10 hours ago, mormont said:

Benedict Cumberbatch?

Lacks the physicality but could pull of the manic glee, I feel.

The manic glee is definitely the most important part.

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