Published on August 4th, 2013 | by Christian Cawley54
Peter Capaldi IS the Twelfth Doctor!
While Doctor Who Live: The Next Doctor was a typical BBC light entertainment love in with pointlessly selected “celebrity” guests and lacking substance while we awaited the main event, the audience reaction was of course exactly what you would expect.
Capaldi saw off strong competition from latecomers such as Sam Troughton and Aneurin Barnard to become the very first actor descended from a previous Doctor/the very first black Doctor/ the very first female Doctor, defying expectations.
Some quotes have been released by the official Doctor Who website. Says the new Doctor:
Meanwhile, Steven Moffatsays:
There’s very little else to say at this stage, other than admire the photo above. You can catch the end of the live podKast until 8pm, at which point the show will be available via iTunes, RSS, Stitcher and Audioboo as usual.