Ex-Doctor Who stars protest due to lack of Classic Doctors in the 50th

Peter Davison, Sylvester McCoy, Colin Baker and apparently John Barrowman were all spotted outside Television Centre in London this morning, waving placards and expressing their discontent at not being in the 50th Anniversary Special. Well timed publicity stunt, or did everything just get a little... weird?

Actually, probably neither. Peter Davison is known among fans for producing little skit Messages with other actors that début at Gallifrey One, The big US-based fan convention for Doctor Who. Considering the the relatively light hearted tone of their placards - Have a heart, Classic Doctors want a part! - there's probably a good chance this is for one of those. Here's his past videos:

That, or as I said, this is one hell of a meta distraction from the filming of Matt Smith's final episode, which began in earnest yesterday.

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