Earlier this week, Fifth Doctor Peter Davison was caught “protesting" the lack of classic Doctors in the beloved sci-fi series' 50th-anniversary special alongside Seventh Doctor Sylvester McCoy and Sixth Doctor Colin Baker. The three of them were spotted holding up signs outside the BBC.
Following that … stunt, Davison gave a brief interview on Daybreak, where he was—of course!—asked about Doctor Who’s upcoming 50th-anniversary special.
“I’ve heard lots of rumours, none of which I’m allowed to tell you anything about. I’m privy to them, actually,” Davison said.
But then the former Fifth Time Lord added: “I have got a copy of the script which has got my name embossed across it. So it’s top secret, but there’s other stuff, lots of other things that are going on that people should keep their eye open for around the 50th-anniversary special!”
So the main question is: Why does Peter Davison have a script of Who’s 50th-anniversary special WITH HIS NAME ON IT if he’s not part of it? Was it only simply done as a gesture of acknowledgment regarding his part in the history of Doctor Who? Or is there actually more to that?
There have been rumors that classic Doctors would appear, despite denials from every corner. So it’s still possible that Doctor Who showrunner and head honcho Steven Moffat will throw in a surprise appearance by Davison in the special. Remember, Moffat wrote the brilliant Who minisode "Time Crash," which had the Fifth Doctor appear in Tenth Doctor (and Davison's real-life son-in-law) David Tennant’s TARDIS.
What do you make of Peter Davison's statement?
Doctor Who's 50th-anniversay special, "The Day of the Doctor," will air on Nov. 23, 2013.
(via Doctor Who TV)