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Tennant compares 'Who' to 'Hamlet'

Tennant compares 'Who' to 'Hamlet'
David Tennant has compared the calibre of writing on Doctor Who to William Shakepeare's Hamlet.

"The quality of writing on Doctor Who elevates it above the crassly popular," Tennant told Radio 4, according to The Times. "Some of the scripts are truly beautiful as, indeed, is Hamlet."

Referring to stage director Jonathan Miller's criticism of casting the star of Doctor Who in the play, he said: "Why should there be this sense of snobbery we seem to indulge in? His implication is that Doctor Who is low art and Hamlet is high art. I don’t think it’s true."

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