And the actor who is set to be handed the key to the TARDIS is ......
No sooner had the news broke, Saturday 1st June 2013, that Matt Smith had decided to hand in the TARDIS key, that a a fan put this superb image together. Link
However, the BBC have yet to confirm.
Ben Daniels, 48, would be the eldest actor to portray the Doctor since Sylvester McCoy who was 44 when he became the Seventh Doctor.
Ben Daniels was born 10th June 1964, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, England.Daniels' roles include: Wish you Were Here (1988), The Paradise Club (1989), Cutting It (itv 2002-2004), Ian Flemming:Bondmaker (Ian Flemming, 2005), Law &Order UK (2009-2010) and most recently in Merlin (2011) and can be seen in the ilm Jack The Giant Slayer (2013).