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Last Updated: Sunday April 01 2007 11:23 GMT

Newsround joins April Fool fun

David Tennant and Lizo

Have you checked the calendar? Do you know the date? Do you really believe Lizo is planning a new career as a Doctor Who baddie?

Yes, it's April Fools Day - when it's traditional to play jokes on people - and we thought we'd have some fun.

Lizo's a huge fan of Doctor Who, but that doesn't mean he's auditioning to play a humo-robot called the Purpliser.

Congratulations to 11-year-old Tess who emailed us first thing on Sunday because she had spotted the wind-up.

Our story said Lizo had set his sights on being the Purpliser - a monster that carries an innocent-looking Christmas bauble which fires poisoned laser beams.

Lizo was waiting to hear from a casting agent called Avril Loof, the story said.

As Avril is the French word for April and Loof is "fool" backwards, there was a clue.

Tess said: "Ha! Lizo a baddie on Doctor Who? April Fool! Avril Loof? Very funny."

Clearly there's no fooling her!



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