Peter Capaldi Introduces Himself…

The new Doctor Who is Peter Capaldi, a 55 year old who – interestingly – is the first over 50 to play the role since Jon Pertwee. The star of political satire The Thick of It will be taking the reins in the Christmas episode, and has recorded this short introduction for the BBC’s official website:

You might have thought him too told, but Capaldi it is – the Twelfth Doctor, the next incarnation of our favourite Time Lord.

Christian Cawley


A long-term Doctor Who fan, Christian grew up watching the show and has early memories of the Graham Williams era. His favourite stories are Inferno, The Seeds of Doom and Human Nature (although The Empty Child, Blink and Utopia all come close). When he’s not bossing around the news team, Christian is a freelance writer specialising in mobile technology and domestic computing, and enjoys classic rock, cooking and spending time in the countryside with his wife and young children. You can find him on Twitter, Facebook and Google+.

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