Here's Peter Capaldi as the Doctor!

Here’s Peter Capaldi as the Doctor!

Thanks to the BBC we can share this brand new photo of Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman preparing to shoot the new series of Doctor Who.

The first block of episodes of series eight are currently in production, with episode one by Steven Moffat, and episode two by Phil Ford. These episodes are directed by Ben Wheatley, and mark Peter Capaldi’s era as the Doctor.

Arriving on set in Cardiff to begin filming, Peter Capaldi, said:

New job, first day, slightly nervous. Just like the Doctor, I’m emerging from the TARDIS into a whole other world.

Steven Moffat added:

First the eyebrows! Then, at Christmas, the face! Coming soon, the whole Doctor. In the Cardiff studios, the Capaldi era begins.

Controller of Drama Commissioning Ben Stephenson said:

Excitement and anticipation fills the air as Peter Capaldi’s Doctor takes control of the TARDIS for the very first time today. It’s going to be one hell of a ride and I can’t wait for the journey to start.

Finally, Charlotte Moore is Controller BBC One:

A new year, a new face, a new Doctor! 2014 has arrived and it’s Peter Capaldi’s time so let the adventures begin!

We couldn’t have put it better. Let’s hope they can begin soon!



Christian Cawley

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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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