Warning – considerable Doctor Who spoiler potential can be found below.
Seriously, this article contains a quote and interpretation of information reported in British tabloid The Daily Star. As such we would both recommend you take it with a pinch of salt, as well as treat it with sensitivity.
Don’t highlight if you don’t want to know!
Following recent reports that Karen Gillan was set to leave Doctor Who at the 2011 split-season cliffhanger, it seems the Daily Star have been poking around – and supposedly received this gem of information.
When asked if Amy Pond was going to meet a sad end with Karen’s departure, a Doctor Who “insider” claimed:
â€œItâ€™s news to us.
â€œAs far as weâ€™re concerned she is set to star in all 13 episodes. Itâ€™s River Song whoâ€™s for the axe.â€
If true, this could mean a considerable timey-wimey problem of impressive proportions – after all, we already know how River Song (Alex Kingston) dies, having seen her last moments in Silence of the Library/Forest of the Dead in 2008.
What’s more, how much time is there exactly for the Eleventh Doctor to meet her for the first time, and for any incarnation to marry River? True or not, it’s a thrilling proposition!
Of course, in The Grand Moff we trust – and if he genuinely has decided that River Song will die before she even meets the Doctor, we can’t wait to see how it turns out!