Pulver on Female Doctor Rumours

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Just a day after April Fools, a rumour surfaced stating that the next Doctor will be changing gender with Sherlock’s Lara Pulver taking on the role.

In an interview with the Evening Standard, Pulver has addressed the rumour.

She said: “Steven [Moffat] and I have both said we thoroughly enjoyed working together, and then there was me being in Wales so the media put two and two together.”

Asked if she would be interested though, Pulver explained: “Yes and no. Not if it meant the end of the Doctor Who franchise because the fans aren’t keen on it.”

Given the response to the original rumour, we’d say most fans would not be happy about such a big change…