The Australian Broadcasting Corporation is promoting an exclusive TV interview with Matt Smith on its ABC 24 News interview program One Plus One. In a trailer for the program, Smith talks of the longevity of Doctor Who in Australia. The interview will debut on ABC1 on Friday 20 January 2012 at 11.30am and then on ABC24 the same day at 8.30pm. The interview will also be available on the program’s website after broadcast.
Update 20 January 2012: The ABC has now made its Matt Smith interview available on the ABC website (Smith’s interview starts around 17 minutes, 48 seconds). During a wide-ranging interview, Matt Smith speaks of the recent discovery of the missing 1960s episodes, his desire to film an episode in Australia (including possible Australian themed Doctor Who monsters, such as a “sand monster in the outback or giant mutated spiders”), the design of his costume, his interpretation of the role, time travel, and his career ambitions after Doctor Who.