Colin Baker: Tennant & Smith Brought Female Fans to Doctor Who
Sixth Doctor Colin Baker has said that David Tennant and Matt Smith are responsible for bringing a female following to Doctor Who.
Speaking to RCNTV about Peter Capaldi, he said: “Peter’s a grown up, not like all these bloody kids who’ve been playing it for the past 10 years! I’m glad an older actor has been asked to play the part.
“To be fair to both David and Matt they may be young in years but their performances convinced me they were 900-years-old going on a 1000.”
He adds: “And they’ve got a female market now as a result of those two young guys. Girls are now watching it. Hopefully they will continue to once they see and older man playing the part.”