Saturday 13 August 2011

Sylvester hits the headlines

Matt Smith may be the current Doctor, but it’s Sylvester who has been getting a lot of press lately for a variety of stories.

I mean, is it me, or is he getting a disproportionate amount of coverage for a classic series Doctor, compared say to Tom Baker or Peter Davison?
Good for Sylvester, I say!

Here’s a little round-up of the stories that have been doing the rounds. - Who’s the real mccoy for Peter Jackson?

BBC News - Sylvester McCoy stays silent over upcoming Hobbit role

BBC News - Sylvester McCoy keen on Doctor Who return

BBC News - How Time Lord Doctor Who took on Mrs Thatcher


  1. Good for old Sylvester! I know he's not the first Doctor many people think of when they go to watch classic Doctor Who, but I think he was great in his own way.

    Good for him getting some attention after all these years!

    I still remember watching back Remembrance of the Daleks on the released DVD, and being surprised that Joseph Marcell (A.K.A. Geoffrey the Butler) was in an episode.

  2. Tom Baker is my favorite of the classic but sylvester is right up there. I'd love for him to play Bilbo. Otherwise he'll just end up as a background hobbit or I guess in a short scene of Bilbo's ancestor Golf(something or other) Took