Since 1999 has portrayed The Doctor in a series of audio productions by Big Finish Productions, based on "Doctor Who" (1963). These CD-only releases are officially sanctioned by the BBC.
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Getting on with people is important. I cannot bear working in a tense atmosphere, so when I'm filming a series I'm quite strong on making sure everyone gets on. Acting is hard work - especially if you are in every scene of a series - but it's wonderful when, at the end of a shoot, everyone has had a really great time.
He previously held the record for the youngest actor to be cast as Doctor Who, aged just 29 when he made his first appearance in the role. His record was broken in 2009 when 26-year-old Matt Smith
was cast for the role.