Published on January 7th, 2014 | by Christian Cawley
Here’s Peter Capaldi as the Doctor!
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!