As long as they remember that there's only 4 more to go after this one.....
"Christopher Eccleston will become the ninth Doctor Who
Shallow Grave actor Christopher Eccleston has been named as the new Doctor Who to front the cult BBC sci-fi show when it returns next year.
Eccleston, who starred alongside Nicole Kidman in the horror movie The Others, will be the ninth TV Time Lord to control the Tardis in a 13-part series.
The 40-year-old has starred in Flesh and Blood, The Second Coming, and TV series Our Friends in the North.
The BBC said the Salford-born actor would take 'a fresh, modern approach'. "