John Barrowman, Captain Jack Harkness himself.

Barrowman Wants Female Twelfth Doctor!

Torchwood star John Barrowman – who recently tied the knot with his long-term partner (so congratulations) – appeared on TV this week declaring that the Twelfth Doctor should be a woman…

John Barrowman, Captain Jack Harkness himself.

The Captain Jack Harkness actor, a regular on sofas on ITV and BBC shows, was this time appearing on the Daybreak show, where he asked, “why shouldn’t we have a female doctor?”

We’ve had great guys playing the role. The character of River Song was so popular in the last part of the series and it was such an impact.

Give it a whirl, if it doesn’t work she can always regenerate, she can always regenerate back to a man – I’ve been there, I’ve watched them do it.

These comments are hardly likely to endear Barrowman further with Doctor Who fans already baffled by his headline-grabbing claim of being cast in the 50th anniversary special before backtracking. Does this self-confessed fan mean what he says, or is this just a quick and easy way to grab some publicity?

Either way, we think David Tennant put it best…

Radio Times.


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