Christopher Eccleston will be returning to the role of the Ninth Doctor in May 2021 in a new box set of audio adventures, Ravagers, from Big Finish Productions.
In the second part of an interview with Doctor Who Magazine, Christopher Eccleston talks more about what it takes and why he wanted to play the renegade Time Lord. Find out more with an exclusive extract below.
Doctor Who Magazine Issue #564 is on sale from Thursday 29th April 2021. It is available to order as a subscription, either physical or digital, here.
Discussing why he wanted to become the Doctor, Christopher Eccleston says…
"I remember when I decided to play the Doctor, when I decided to put myself forward for the role, I thought – and I think I’ve said this before – ‘Time Lord, falling through time. What’s the essential element? The essential element is that he’s never at home, he’s lonely.’ And I thought I could do that. Alongside his joy – this longing for home, this longing for companionship which is never quite fulfilled. In a way, that’s the human condition, isn’t it?"
Read the full interview in the latest issue of Doctor Who Magazine.
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Don’t delay! Doctor Who Magazine Issue #564 is on sale from Thursday 29th April 2021. It is available to order as a subscription, either physical or digital, here.