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Phoebe Waller-Bridge favourite once again for Dr Who

| 05.07.2017

Phoebe Waller-Bridge has been backed into Doctor Who favouritism once again by punters.

The actress was the subject of a major gamble that saw her odds tumble into just 4/6 earlier on this year, but support consequently faded which left Kris Marshall to regain the top spot.

However, after a possible faux-pas on Newsnight, punters have piled into Waller-Bridge’s chances once again.

And she’s now the hot 2/1 favourite to take over from Peter Capaldi, followed by the former My Family actor at 9/4.

Jessica Bridge of Ladbrokes said: “Capaldi’s replacement needs to be announced sooner rather than later, and punters are clearly convinced that Waller-Bridge will be the one after Newsnight’s slip up.”

Ladbrokes Latest Betting:

Next actor/actress to play Doctor Who

Phoebe Waller-Bridge – 2/1
Kris Marshall – 9/4
Michaela Coel – 6/1
Natalie Dormer – 8/1
Tilda Swinton – 10/1
Tom Rosenthal – 10/1
David Harewood – 12/1
Richard Rankin – 12/1
James Norton – 16/1
Andrew Buchan – 20/1
Ben Wishaw – 20/1
Maxine Peake – 20/1
Olivia Colman – 20/1
Tom Ellis – 20/1

25/1 bar

All Odds and Markets are correct as of the date of publishing



Richard Marsh

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