Matt Smith to wear a wig for last Doctor Who episode

The Doctor will wear a wig for his final appearance in the Doctor Who Christmas Special

MattMatt Smith has announced that he will wear a wig for his final appearance as the Doctor in the Doctor Who Christmas Special before Peter Capaldi takes over.

Appearing on Daybreak, Smith confirmed that he would have to wear a hairpiece after shaving his head for Ryan Gosling’s directorial debut How To Catch A Monster (quotes from Digital Spy).

“I [cut my hair] for a film, but it means I have to wear a wig in Doctor Who, which is a nightmare. I’m excited – I start shooting the Christmas special [on] Sunday. It’ll be sad – the end of a wonderful era!”

The Doctor Who 50th Anniversay Special airs on 23 November on BBC One. You can buy Doctor Who – Series 7 Part 2 on DVD for £13.75 at Amazon.co.uk.