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Matt Smith Admits It Was Hard Taking Over From David Tennant

Matt Smith, who plays the 11th Doctor has revealed that it was difficult for him to take over from the much loved David Tennant who played the 10th Doctor and admits that for the first few months as ‘The Doctor’ were ‘impossible’.

He said: “If you remember, when I took over, no one thought it would work. I was ‘too young’. David (Tennant) had come from a stellar era. I was unknown.

“For a month or two when I started I was like, ‘This is impossible. I can’t’ — just the pressure of it. Everyone was sort of going, ‘Go on, show us what you’ve got.’ I told myself, ‘If I can get through this I can get through anything’.”