It’s been eight months since Peter Capaldi stated that he hadn’t made my mind up over whether he would return as the Doctor for Chris Chibnall’s Series 11 in 2018.
In-between that time rumours have swirled that the BBC want a “clean slate” with a new, younger Doctor to take over.
However Capaldi has now claimed he still hasn’t actually made the crucial decision whether to stay on or not.
Speaking to Wales Online he said: “I’ve been asked to stay on and I haven’t made my mind up about that yet, mainly because I don’t want to have to make that decision. I’m trying to avoid it!”
He continues: “Doctor Who does take a lot of time, but it’s a wonderful use of it. It’s special. I’m lucky enough to be in touch with other Doctors, and we all agree how extraordinary it is to be in this position. To decide to leave is a tough decision for everybody. [It was] very tough for Steven, so I’m just putting it off for as long as possible.”
The article concludes:
If he does decide to stay for series 11, which would start in 2018, it might mean he’d celebrate a landmark birthday as the Doctor.
“That would be a good way to spend your 60th birthday, don’t you think?” he says.
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