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Paul McGann keen on 'Doctor Who' return

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Former Doctor Who star Paul McGann would happily portray the eighth incarnation on the Time Lord on television again if he is asked.

Speaking to SyFy Portal, the 47-year-old actor admitted that the BBC hasn't contacted him, dispelling recent suggestions that he may return for a multi-Doctor story. "Well, they haven’t called me, but often you hear it first through rumour. But you know… I’d go back and do it… as long as I don’t have to wear a wig."

McGann took on the role of The Doctor for the 1996 television movie, with plans for a full series to follow in a joint production between the BBC and the Fox network. However, despite impressive UK ratings, the venture failed to attract a significant American audience and more instalments were not commissioned. McGann has since played the iconic Time Lord in a number of radio plays.

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