Re: The Nearly-Disastrous Start to the David Tennant Era
Kylie Minogue campaigned to be on the show as did a number of other actors, some of whom made it and others did not. But then Moffat has given us a parade of big names as well including David Warner among other this season.
The greatest science fiction series of all time is
Doctor Who! And I'll take you all on, one-by-one
or all in a bunch to back it up!"
--- Harlan Ellison, from his introduction
to the PINNACLE series of Doctor Who books