Published on January 17th, 2013 | by Meredith Burdett0
David Morrissey Recalls Nearly Being the Doctor
David Morrissey may well be currently enjoying great success in season three of AMC’s The Walking Dead but the star still has fond memories of his time filming the Doctor Who 2008 Christmas special The Next Doctor in which he played the character of Jackson Lake, a man who had been given the Doctor’s memories by mistake!
Speaking with website Den of Geek about his role in the newest series of The Walking Dead, Morrissey took a few minutes to reflect on the six months when the world thought that he was going to be taking over the reins of the Doctor from David Tennant, thanks to some wonderful story spinning from Russell T Davies. Morrissey discussed that period of his life and how exciting it was:
Sadly Morrissey may displease some of you with his thoughts on the original series of Doctor Who:
But wait – he’s a big fan of the show now since its 2005 re-launch:
You can read a bit more of the short interview at Den of Geek.