Doctor Who: BBC studio source says new Doctor is a known star

According to an insider at Elstree Studios where tonight's live reveal will take place, the twelfth Doctor is a recognisable name rather than a newcomer


An insider at tonight’s Doctor Who live event says the actor set to be revealed as the Time Lord’s twelfth incarnation is a recognisable name, rather than a newcomer.


The source at Elstree Studios, where tonight’s big revealed will be filmed and broadcast live, says he knew exactly who he was looking for when he was asked to go and fetch the new Doctor earlier today.

The unveiling of Matt Smith’s replacement will come during Doctor Who Live: The Next Doctor tonight at 7pm on BBC1. 

This afternoon, celebrity photographer Rankin appeared to confirm that the new Time Lord will be a man rather than the first ever female Doctor.

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