Favorite Doctor Who in the United Kingdom (UK) as of August 2013

This statistic displays the favorite actors among Great Britain adults to play the Doctor in the BBC TV series Doctor Who, as of August 2013. David Tennant ranked first, with 51 percent of respondents reporting he was their favorite.

This survey was carried out following the announcement that Peter Capaldi would play the twelth Doctor. Approval of Peter Capaldi was high among British adults.

Which of the following is your favorite Doctor in the BBC series Doctor Who?

Share of respondents
David Tennant51%
Tom Baker13%
Matt Smith9%
Christopher Eccleston8%
Jon Pertwee7%
Patrick Troughton2%
William Hartnell2%
Colin Baker1%
Paul McGann1%
Peter Davison1%
Sylvester McCoy1%
Don't know3%
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Release date

August 2013


United Kingdom (Great Britain)

Survey time period

August 5-6, 2013

Number of respondents

n = 706

Age group


Special properties

those who said they were interested in Doctor Who

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