As the tenth and latest Dr Who, actor David Tennant is also ushering in a new era in Time Lord fashion with a pin-striped look he describes as "geek chic". Above, the Doctor with his assistant Rose, played by Billie Piper
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26 JULY 2005

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When Christopher Eccleston left the hit sci-fi programme Dr Who, he apparently took the title character's leather jacket-and-jeans look with him.

Stepping into Dr Who's shoes for the first time, actor David Tennant has unveiled a whole new "geek chic" image for the legendary Time Lord, complete with pinstriped suit and long brown overcoat.

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"I think we've come up with something distinctive that's both timeless and modern, with a bit of geek chic and of course, a dash of the Time Lord," says David, the tenth actor to play Dr Who.

Meanwhile, it has been revealed that the popular show has a very special fan at Buckingham Palace.

The Queen has reportedly requested a full DVD set of the latest series so she can watch it over her summer holiday at Balmoral. The monarch is said to have been a follower of the show since the original was launched more than 40 years ago.

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