Jerry Smith writes: "After several good episodes and e few minor, David Tennant steps away towards Shakespearian drama. But who'll be the successor? From the article: "Tennant said in October that he would stand down from the show after filming four special episodes in 2009. His replacement — the 11th Doctor of the TV series — will be revealed in a Doctor Who Confidential programme on BBC One at 1735 on 3 January. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment/7807742.stm" Hopefully it'll be one with a good sidekick!"