Tennant set for special Who stamps

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Bathgate actor David Tennant is to appear in a set of stamps celebrating the 50th anniversary of Dr Who.

Royal Mail is to produce the set of 11 stamps in recognition the world’s longest running science fiction series in TV history. The stamps will feature each of the actors who have played the role of the Time Lord.

Each design will see the face of each Doctor appearing out of the iconic swirling screen idents made famous by the opening credits of the TV show.

Andrew Hammond, managing director, stamps and collectibles, at Royal Mail, said: “We are delighted to be able to celebrate this remarkable 50th anniversary. These stamps pay tribute to the brilliant actors that have played the Doctor over the years as well as the adversaries that helped make the show so popular.”

The stamps launch on March 26, 2013.