Doctor Who Series 8: Matt Smith will be back

Matt Smith confirms he’ll return for Doctor Who Series 8, despite rumours to the contrary

Matt Smith as the 11th Doctor
Matt Smith as the 11th Doctor

Showrunner Steven Moffat confirmed Doctor Who Series 8 at the BAFTAs earlier this month, but speaking to The Sun, star Matt Smith added that he’d also be returning.

“I’m on a break for a couple of months while I’m in Detroit making How To Catch A Monster,” said Smith.

“We come back and shoot the Christmas special over the summer, then we go on to the next series, which will either start filming at the end of this year or at the start of 2014.”

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