This petition was submitted during the 2015–2017 Conservative government

Rejected petition The BBC must replace Peter Capaldi with Danny Dyer as the next Doctor Who

Peter Capaldi has recently announced that he will no longer continue in the role of the Time Lord. My understanding is that Danny Dyer has a contract in Eastenders until October this year. Mr Dyer should then move into the position of the new Doctor.

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