Torchwood star wants to come back...
Alex Winehouse

11:32 9th June 2011

John Barrowman has said that he would love to return to Doctor Who.

The 44-year-old first appeared on the sci-fi show in 2005, with his character Captain Jack Harkness being rewarded with his own spin-off, Torchwood, the following year.

He told Zap2It: "I've always said that if I'm asked to go back to Doctor Who, I'll go at the drop of a hat. That's where Captain Jack got his beginnings."

Despite admitting that he'd spoken to Doctor Who boss Steven Moffat and Torchwood creator Russell T Davies about returning, Barrowman isn't sure if it would ever go ahead.

He continued: "It's in the cards, but who knows whether it will happen?"

Barrowman also had kind words to say for the current Doctor Matt Smith, saying: "I like Matt Smith and he brings his own quirkiness to it. When a new Doctor starts, everybody goes along for the journey because they love the show. But then you attach yourself to that Doctor.

"There's a whole new generation who are now attached to Matt, and rightly so but David Tennant is my Doctor."

The next series of Torchwood kicks off later this year.

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