Danny Dyer is set to take an enforced break from EastEnders after reports that he looks exhausted. It comes just a week after he suggested he would be interested in taking the role of Doctor Who when Peter Capaldi steps down and William Hill have since trimmed his odds of being handed the sonic screwdriver from 33/1 to 20/1.
Danny Dyer is still some way behind the favourite, Tilda Swinton, who is 4/1 and both Kris Marshall at 6/1 and Maxine Peake at 8/1 who are just behind.
“Tilda Swinton is the new favourite, however, it is still early days in this market and there is a lot of speculation going on at the moment,” said William Hill spokesman Joe Crilly.
To replace Peter Capaldi as the next Doctor Who: 4/1 Tilda Swinton; 6/1 Kris Marshall; 8/1 Maxine Peake; 9/1 Olivia Coleman; 10/1 Richard Madden; 12/1 Paterson Joseph; 12/1 Richard Ayoade; 16/1 Ben Whishaw; 20/1 Ben Daniels; 20/1 Chris Addison; 20/1 Danny Dyer; 20/1 James Norton; 20/1 Reece Shearsmith; 20/1 Rory Kinnear; 20/1 Rupert Grint; 20/1 Russell Tovey; 25/1 BAR