Colin Baker confirms ‘The Five(ish) Doctors’ sequel plans

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Doctor Who actor Colin Baker, who played the Sixth Doctor, has revealed the status of the sequel to last year’s The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot spoof.

Written and directed by Peter Davison (the Fifth Doctor), the half-hour film debuted on the BBC Red Button service and iPlayer last November to celebrate Doctor Who‘s 50th anniversary special, starring Davison alongside Colin Baker, Sylvester McCoy (the Seventh Doctor) and Paul McGann (the Eighth Doctor).

Baker told Flicks and the City: “All I know is when I last spoke to Peter [Davison] the reaction to The Five(ish) Doctors has been so positive that we discussed whether it was a good idea to do another one and we agreed that we didn’t want to do one that was a pale imitation of the first.”

He commented: “We have to come up with a really good idea first. There’s a couple of possibilities floating around, but nothing is set in stone.”

The actor joked: “Clearly doing one about the 51st anniversary isn’t going to be interesting. It’s got to be about something else.”

Series 8 will begin on BBC One on Saturday 23 August with a feature-length premiere episode entitled ‘Deep Breath’.

> Here’s everything we know about Series 8 so far.

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