‘Doctor Who’ Fan Finds a Letter to the Doctor in an Old Book | Musings Of A Mild Mannered Man

‘Doctor Who’ Fan Finds a Letter to the Doctor in an Old Book

Alex Kingston in ‘Doctor Who’ (Photo: BBC)

This is just the most lovely story, riddled with the kind of happenstance and mystery that should tickle the minds of all confirmed Whovians (and we’re going to be generous to everyone and assume it’s not a hoax, because if liking Doctor Who teaches us anything, it’s to willingly suspend disbelief, at least until you can work out whether your phone box is actually the same size inside and out). Brett Stewart is a writer, musician, podcaster and filmmaker (known better by the name Rivers Raven). He is also a confirmed Doctor Who fan, and clearly something of an Anglophile in general. He recently ordered a second hand copy of the book A Photographic History of The Beatles online, it cost him $5. Once his package arrived, he opened the book and was surprised to discover a letter, handwritten, that had been left in the pages, either on purpose or as a bookmark. It was signed Ariel, and addressed to the Doctor. And yes, it’s THE the Doctor, not a note asking for a medial diagnosis. The full text of the note (plus a scan of it) is on Brett’s blog, but…

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