So The Next Doctor Is Male… But Is He Welsh? – UPDATE A Slightly Smouldering Gun For Aneurin Barnard

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Courtesy of fansite Doctor Who Hub, there's a rumour that BBC have put up a placeholder on their websites.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/doctorwho/articles/Welsh-Hero-is-the-Twelveth-Doctor

Welsh?

However, changing the URL to anything gets to a similar page, just without the social network likes. Which that site and such fuss may well have generated. Such as;

http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/doctorwho/articles/The-Next-Doctor-Is-David-Cameron

However, Rankin, who Bleeding Cool earlier reported took the photo of the Next Doctor today, has also started following the young Welsh actor Aneurin Barnard, recently seen in the BBC One production The White Queen. Which follows shortly after the Live Doctor Who show tonight.

Place your bets, ladies and gentlemen, place your bets…

UPDATE: Another smoking gun. We should have an arsenal now…

Although, could it just be a ruse from the folks of Wales Online to push their favourite son?

About Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.

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