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12 hrs ago | Radio Times

Peter Capaldi: "I'm not an expert on Doctor Who despite being a kid who was really into it"

Peter Capaldi snorts with laughter as he describes the "BBC Entertainment version of the Ipcress File" that surrounded his unveiling as the 12th Doctor in a glittery, dry-iced, peak-time BBC1 show last August.

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Related Topix: Doctor Who, Science Fiction TV, Entertainment, Television, Peter Capaldi, Europe, United Kingdom, World News

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Weekend TV: A New Doctor Who, Intruders, Smashing Ray Donovan

Such impulsive words, which "Impossible Girl" companion Clara will eventually be forced to swallow as she, and we, learn to adjust to yet another fabulous new Doctor, the 12th in his incredible line.

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Doctor Who, Science Fiction TV, Peter Capaldi, Life on Mars

Thu Aug 21, 2014

New York Post

Peter Capaldi is an older, wiser a Doctora

Taking on the lead role in "Doctor Who" is a life-changing gig for any actor. After five decades, the Doctor has become one of the most iconic characters in British television - and, increasingly, all over the world.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Entertainment, Television, Local Hero, Science Fiction TV, Doctor Who, Peter Capaldi, Matt Smith

Daily Star

Doctor Who: Is Clare in GRAVE danger?

Viewers will see Clara struggle to come to terms with the newly regenerated Time Lord, played by Peter Capaldi, 56. In the series finale called Death In Heaven, they face The Cybermen who have discovered a way to bring people back from the dead.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Peter Capaldi

Kirkintilloch Today

Anniversary for Bishopbriggs theatre that gave Doctor Who his big break

The theatre where Doctor Who actor Peter Capaldi first caught the acting bug is preparing to mark its 45th anniversary.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Peter Capaldi

Wed Aug 20, 2014

SFGate

TV: New 'Doctor Who' makes a splash

That would be the latest actor to portray the time-traveling fixer, Doctor Who - Peter Capaldi- who officially assumes the TARDIS with the eight season premiere of the cult hit Saturday night and wastes no time taking full ownership of the role.

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Related Topix: Science Fiction TV, Doctor Who, Entertainment, Television, Peter Capaldi, Dinosaur, Science, Paleontology, Kill List, Matt Smith

Sydney Morning Herald

Peter Capaldi, the new Doctor Who, talks wedding rings, unemployment and sex appeal

Wherever he is, Peter Capaldi tries to draw every day. He draws in pencil, his favoured tool after studying fine art and illustration at Glasgow School of Art many decades ago.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Local Hero, Peter Capaldi

Tue Aug 19, 2014

OhNoTheyDidnt

TV Guide Interviews Peter Capaldi + Doctor Who makes the cover

Peter Capaldi remembers the car that came to his London home last August to drive him to the live TV special that revealed him to be Doctor Who's newest star.

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Related Topix: Doctor Who, Science Fiction TV, Entertainment, Television, Drama Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Peter Capaldi, William Hartnell, Patrick Troughton

Radio Times

The Thick of It's Chris Addison to reunite with Peter Capaldi in Doctor Who finale

Chris Addison will once again share the screen with his former The Thick of it co-star Peter Capaldi, but this time in a Doctor Who guest role.

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Related Topix: In the Loop, Entertainment, Television, Chris Addison, Peter Capaldi, Paul McGann

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Independent.ie

Capaldi still figuring out Doctor

New Doctor Who star Peter Capaldi has said he is still finding his feet when it comes to playing the Time Lord.

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Related Topix: Doctor Who, Science Fiction TV, Entertainment, Television, Drama Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Peter Capaldi

Sat Aug 16, 2014

IcNetwork

'Forget Hollywood... playing Doctor Who is my dream' Peter...

Hid acting profile might have swelled to the size of a galaxy since being unveiled as the 12th Time Lord in Doctor Who but Peter Capaldi has insisted that he's not about to pursue a Hollywood film career.

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Related Topix: Doctor Who, Science Fiction TV, Entertainment, Television, Drama Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Peter Capaldi, William Hartnell, David Tennant

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Independent

Peter Capaldi interview: 'I'm constantly amazed that it is...

In his first interview since being given the keys to the Tardis, Peter Capaldi reflects on how he came to fulfil his childhood dream Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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Related Topix: In the Loop, Comedy Movies, Local Hero, Drama Movies, Entertainment, Television, Peter Capaldi, Europe, United Kingdom, World News, Doctor Who, Science Fiction TV

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Metro

Doctor Who: 7 reasons why Peter Capaldi is the perfect choice to play the Doctor

Still having doubts about Peter Capaldi as the new Doctor Who? Forget them. In a TV and film career far longer than any previous newcomer to the Tardis, Peter Capaldi has effectively already played the Doctor in all his many forms Capaldi may be new to the Tardis but he should cope with time travel easily enough: he has done it before.

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Related Topix: In the Loop, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Dangerous Liaisons, Entertainment, Television, Local Hero, Science Fiction TV, Doctor Who, Peter Capaldi

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Irish World Newspaper

My Doctor will be less "user-friendly"

TWELFTH Doctor Peter Capaldi, whose mother's family was from Killeshandra, County Cavan has warned that his Doctor will be less "user-friendly" than previous ones.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Age

Capaldi fires up the Tardis for Doctor Who

Spoiler alert: the Tardis is actually smaller on the inside, not bigger as the fantasy folklore around the blue police box/time machine has always maintained.

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Related Topix: Doctor Who, Science Fiction TV, Entertainment, Television, Drama Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Peter Capaldi, Paul McGann, Europe, World News, United Kingdom

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Metro

NEWBlogDoctor Who: 10 things you didn't know about Peter Capaldi

With Doctor Who's return now just two weeks away, most of the attention has focussed on how the Twelfth Doctor will be different from his predecessors.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Thriller, Hotel!, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Entertainment, Television, Prime Suspect 3, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Peter Capaldi, Paul McGann, The Vicar of Dibley

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Doctor Who Peter Capaldi verdict: Time Lord has been reinvented by Capaldi looking to the past

A Doctor for all generations: 'The brilliantly bewildered expressions of Capaldi are not put on, at the time he was still learning who he was and how he would play the character' And they've pushed the sci-fi series forwards by going backwards, or back in time in terms of the show's style.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Peter Capaldi, Science Fiction TV, Doctor Who, Matt Smith, William Hartnell, Jon Pertwee

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Metro

32 things we learned at the Doctor Who premiere

Doctor Who began its World Tour yesterday in glorious sunshine on the streets of the show's home, Cardiff.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Doctor Who, Science Fiction Movies, Science Fiction TV, Entertainment, Television, Peter Capaldi, Sherlock, Martin Freeman

Thu Aug 07, 2014

The Independent

Doctor Who: Deep Breath, BFI Southbank, TV review: Peter Capaldi's Doctor may just be the best yet

Ellen is The Independent's TV critic. She writes a daily review of Last Night's TV and a weekly 'Inside TV' column for the i paper, as well as a column on general topics for the main paper most Wednesdays.

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Related Topix: Science Fiction TV, Doctor Who, Entertainment, Television, Peter Capaldi, Sex Scandal, Sightseers, Kill List

Messenger Newspapers

Fans flock to Doctor Who premiere

Doctor Who stars Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman at Cardiff Castle for the start a world tour promoting the new series Thousands of Doctor Who fans from across the globe descended on Cardiff to give new Timelord Peter Capaldi a rousing welcome ahead of his debut performance.

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Related Topix: Television, Doctor Who, Science Fiction TV, Entertainment, Family, Drama Movies, Max, Peter Capaldi, Rhondda Cynon Taff County, Wales, Cardiff County, Wales, World News, Vale of Glamorgan County, Wales, Newport City County, Wales, United Kingdom, Travel, Europe Travel, United Kingdom Travel, Cardiff, United Kingdom Travel

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