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Colin Baker, Peter Davison, Sylvester McCoy and Paul McGann have discussed Doctor Who return

July 29th, 2020 by Marc Comments

What would you say to a new Doctor Who adventure starring four classic Doctors?

You’d say ‘yes’, why wouldn’t you? Well, it seems that some of the gone-by Doctors want to jump back into the TARDIS for new adventures in time and space.

Speaking to Den of Geek, Colin Baker confirmed that he chats with Peter Davison, Sylvester McCoy and Paul McGann often and recently they brought up the idea of coming together for one epic adventure.

He brought up the 2013 comedy spoof The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot, but honestly, I’d watch them in a bona-fide adventure: “I’ve spoken to Peter, Paul and Sylvester about it, and they’re all up for it. If it happened, we’d do it.”

The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot was part of the 50th Anniversary celebration of Doctor Who and penned by fifth Doctor actor Peter Davison who starred with fellow Doctors Sylvester McCoy, Colin Baker, Paul McGann, David Tennant and Matt Smith as well as Jenna Coleman, and John Barrowman; Doctor Who executive producers Steven Moffat and Russell T Davies also popped up.

Colin Baker didn’t say if they’d also been in touch with fourth Doctor Tom Baker but did seem unhappy about the actor appearing as a new character – the Curator – in the official anniversary episode The Day of the Doctor, remarking: “We were all a little bit miffed – yes, Tom did it longer than anybody else, but do you have to rub our faces in that all of the time?”

Davison previously returned to the role of the Doctor in the Children in Need 2007 special Time Crash and had a clever way of explaining his aging, so it can be done in canon.

Ill feelings aside, Doctor Who turns 60 in 2023 and you know they’re going to have to do something special… and we have a host of Doctors – who all regularly reprise their roles in the Big Finish audio adventures – crying out to return.

Come on BBC, make it happen!

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Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….