Fantasy Casting: What If Doctor Who Had Been Australian This Whole Time?

Ahead of Doctor Who's return this weekend, we recast every single one of them.

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What If Doctor Who Was Australian This Whole Time?


No one beats Australia when it comes to appropriating things we like from other countries as if they’d been ours the whole time. (See: Jane Campion, artisanal coffee, Wolverine.)

So, in an original fit of inspiration that no other country has had, we decided to celebrate this weekend’s return of Doctor Who by peeking into a parallel universe (carefully avoiding the likes of Project Mohole and Cybus Industries), to examine what might have happened if the greatest show in the galaxy had been produced in Australia this whole time…

Words by Lee Zachariah. 

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