Actor John Barrowman is making no secret that he wants to be part of the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who. The actor has been campaigning for some kind of role in the celebration for months now but recently took it to a new level when he said that if Captain Jack weren’t involved in the celebration it would be “a travesty.”
“I would love to [return]. I think that Captain Jack is such a big part of the new realm of Doctor Who that it would be a travesty if he wasn’t involved in some way,” he tells a British morning talk show. ”I would love to come back, absolutely. So who knows?”
Barrowman was also asked about the future of Torchwood. He says it’s still unclear on if we’ll see more.
“We have no idea. I can tell you honestly, I don’t even know. It’s a big decision. I would love another series, but all I can say is we’re in a little bit of a limbo state at the moment,” he says.
Mitch from Omaha says
He’s been saying this for a year, that he wants to be part of the 50th anniversary. The question is, will there be room for him, with all the Doctors and various companions who will also be back?
I’d rather see a story about how Captain Jack, a.k.a The Face of Bo, evolved into a giant face in a jar.
Capt Jack belongs in the Who mythology as much as anyone else. With the exception of Mary Jane, the BBC appears to be concentrating on the more recent side kicks. How about Who/Baker, Leela, Adrick, Romanawanda or other older actors/characters?
Ben Ragunton says
Given that Jack Harkness was introduced to us in the Steven Moffat penned episode “The Empty Child” I think it would be only appropriate if he is given in a nod in the 50th Anniversary episode, especially if the episode is also written by Moffat (which is more than likely).