Coinciding with last night’s screening of the first episode of Doctor Who series 8 in Cardiff, it is being reported that Peter Capaldi has extended his contract as the Twelfth Doctor to take in a second series of the long-running British sci-fi institution.
According to a “source” for British tabloid The Sun ,” Peter is the perfect Doctor. He’s a life-long fan of the show and a great actor. He wanted to do another series and the BBC wanted him back. Even before the premiere, no one at the BBC was in any doubt that Peter was going to be brilliantly received. It’s hoped that he’ll play the role for years.”
Meanwhile, the BBC has released a report on last night’s premiere, which includes an interview with Capaldi, as well as some clips from the news series, including an appearance by the Doctor’s arch-enemies the Daleks…
Doctor Who series 8 gets underway on August 23rd.