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Doctor Who: the Doctor is Incomplete Without the TARDIS
The production had a larger standing set for the TARDIS, so the interior got bigger; the Ninth and Tenth Doctors (Christopher Eccleston and David Tennant) got a semi-organic coral design that was otherwise no-nonsense and practical. Then it changed into a cozier, almost homey design for the Eleventh Doctor (Matt Smith) and a darker, more steampunk design for[...]
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Steven Moffat made sure the script of "The Day of the Doctor", the 50th Anniversary event, would make a crossover matter, tackling not just continuity lore (and also restoring Gallifrey before Chris Chibnall blew it all up again later), and even finding a way to give every known Doctor and incoming new Doctor Peter Capaldi a[...]
Doctor Who: The Fun of the Cybermen
Peter Capaldi, as an OG fan of the show, requested that the Cybermen the Twelfth Doctor fought in his final story be modeled on the original Mondasian Cybermen, who were introduced back in the 1960s in the First Doctor's (William Hartnell) final adventure "The Tenth Planet." Back then, the costumes were just white cloth masks[...]
Doctor Who: Diving into the Rabbit Hole of Sonic Screwdriver Toys
 The Twelfth Doctor's second sonic screwdriver is one of the least talked about and possibly the rarest of the toys because it only lasted one season, namely Peter Capaldi's third and last season The Thirteenth Doctor's (Jodie Whittaker) sonic is the most criticized and least liked amongst hardcore fans though kids still like it since[...]
Doctor Who: How Murray Gold Told the 12th Doctor’s Arc in Three Themes
Remember when Doctor Who at the Proms was a thing? The BBC Proms is a big deal every year, an annual concert festival celebrating Classical Music at the Royal Albert Hall in London is a unique institution of British life, and Doctor Who was a part of it for a while. A Life Told in Music As[...]
Doctor Who: A Look at Davros, the Show’s Space Hitler
Michael Wisher gave the character an epic, Shakespearean dimension in his portrayal as the first actor to play Davros. "Doctor Who": BBC In "The Magician's Apprentice," Steven Moffat writes about an older, dying Davros having a heart-to-heart with the Twelfth Doctor (Peter Capaldi) as two old enemies are different sides of the same coin who understand each[...]
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For this go-around, Peter Capaldi had some kind words to share about how David Tennant (Tenth Doctor) & Matt Smith (Eleventh Doctor) made themselves available to him as he began his run as the Twelfth Doctor In addition, Capaldi shares the great first impressions he got after meeting Gatwa and the high hopes he has[...]
Criminal Record: Peter Capaldi, Cush Jumbo in Apple TV Crime Drama
Criminal Record is a new British crime thriller starring Peter Capaldi and Cush Jumbo as detectives in a tug-of-war over a high-profile murder case The series will make its global debut on Apple TV+ with the first two episodes on Friday, January 12, 2024, followed by new episodes every Friday through February 23. "Criminal Record" still:[...]
Doctor Who: Revisiting Series 8, Moffat's Most Flawed Doctor
The BBC has released a compilation video of Doctor Who Series 8, Peter Capaldi's first and Steven Moffat's fourth, and the most experimental and flawed of Moffat's time as showrunner This was the first time the series broke the modern era's mode of casting a younger Doctor and back to the tradition of an older,[...]
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That's Christopher Eccleston, David Tennant, Matt Smith, Peter Capaldi, Jodie Whittaker – and back to Tennent again You might think this was just another showy set of clips of the show's biggest gimmick, but they reveal something much deeper about the show, something spiritual and beautiful that makes it all worthwhile. Image: BBC Screencaps Regeneration was a[...]
Doctor Who: Four from Doom’s Day Offers Average Fanservice Stories
it takes a while for Doom to realise this is the Doctor, specifically Peter Capaldi's Twelfth Doctor, but not the right Doctor she needs to find either, so she's off again The next, climactic chapter is the full-cast Big Finish audio drama Doctor Who: Doom's Day – Dying Hours. Doctor Who: Four from Doom's Day again[...]
Doctor Who: Doom’s Day Comics Offer Fanservice, Not Much More
Turns out their missions are linked: Doom has been hired to kill the thieves and killers out to steal and use a jewel that could power a planet-killing weapon, and Missy is on her reluctant redemption tour, tasked by the Twelfth Doctor (played by Peter Capaldi in the TV series and taking place during his[...]
Where the previous showrunners were happy to play up Christopher Eccleston, David Tennant, Matt Smith, and Peter Capaldi as sexy and sexual characters, Jodie Whittaker had been playing her as Ace all along, ever since her first season before the romance began Asexuality means having no sexual desire at all but does not preclude feeling[...]
Doctor Who: A Look Back at Steven Moffat’s Most Interesting Season
This was Steven Moffat's fifth season as showrunner and Peter Capaldi's second as The Doctor it's also Moffat's best and most thematically consistent season. "Doctor Who Series 9" key art, BBC Unlike Doctor Who Series 6, Moffat's second season as showrunner, and Matt Smith's second season as The Doctor, Series 9 feels more confident and less frantic[...]
Doctor Who’s Most Emotional Moments are About Needing to be Remembered
The Eleventh Doctor  (Matt Smith) loses Amy (Karen Gillen) and Rory (Arthur Darville) to literally the past, never to see them again, with Amy leaving a note imploring him not to forget her.  The Twelfth Doctor (Peter Capaldi) making his saddest, most impassioned speech about war shows he's become the living memorial for all the[...]
Doctor Who: Doom’s Day Keeps the Show's Satirical British Sci-Fi Vibe
Doom meets The Doctor in the first hour, with hints that it might be Peter Capaldi's Twelfth Doctor based on the description She might be meeting several other Doctors in the next chapters. Doctor Who's Tradition of Satirical British SciFi Goss effortlessly establishes the mood of slightly derivative, whimsical British Science Fiction with some social satire that[...]
Doctor Who: The Thasmin Love Story is how the ‘Shippers Saved the Show
Sometimes it was a surrogate father-daughter love story like with the Second Doctor and Victoria and the Twelfth Doctor (Peter Capaldi) and Bill Potts (Pearl Mackie) That central relationship was what got audiences emotionally invested in the show for sixty years The old show held that at arms' length because, in the old days, directly[...]
Doctor Who’s Timey-Wimey Stories Work Best When They Keep ‘em Simple
The Doctor (Peter Capaldi) endlessly punches away at the wall of diamond that's a metaphor for grief until he breaks through to the other side Grief can feel endless, and for the Doctor, it takes him over four million years to get through it It's also one of Capaldi's many acting triumphs on the show. Bad[...]
Doctor Who is All About Science! Like We Need to be Reminded
There's the Twelfth Doctor (Peter Capaldi), the first Rock & Roll, Midlife Crisis Doctor of the modern era, talking about The Bootstrap Paradox ("Google it!") and… how a time traveler might go back to the 18th Century to meet Beethoven, only to be shocked to discover Beethoven doesn't exist, so he has to invent Beethoven[...]
Doctor Who to Disney/Marvel Studios: We Can Do Superhero Moments, Too!
By the time Steven Moffat got to work with Peter Capaldi as the Twelfth Doctor, he gave him probably more speeches than any other Doctor ever got The Doctor under Moffat got a lot of barnstorming speeches, and in Capaldi's first series, he gets his first here in "Flatline" where he finds his role as[...]
Doctor Who: A Look Back at the Christmas Specials
"The Time of the Doctor" sees the aging, dying Doctor playing a kindly Scrooge character defending a town called Trenzalore that lives in perpetual Christmas in his final adventure before he regenerates into the Twelfth Doctor (Peter Capaldi). "Last Christmas", BBC "Last Christmas" draws on Alien, A Miracle on 34th Street in the ambiguity of whether Santa[...]
Doctor Who: Best of Series 7 Video Reveals Moffat's Flaws
There's the Eleventh Doctor's (Peter Capaldi) parting from Clara (Jenna Coleman) at the end of their mutually destructive co-dependent relationship, where Moffat explored how flawed a Doctor-Companion relationship could get that was also an allegory for an older man's affair with a younger woman, which was interesting but odd for a show aimed primarily at[...]
The Devil Hour: What if Capaldi’s Doctor Who Cosplayed as Hannibal?
The Devil's Hour, the new BBC-Amazon Studios series starring Peter Capaldi as a mysterious Hannibal Lector-like killer and Jessica Raine as a social worker who becomes his Clarice Starling, has been renewed for two more seasons Amazon Prime Video has confirmed that The Devil's Hour will return for two more seasons on the platform The[...]
"Dark Season" audiobook key art: Big Finish
As a new year brings fresh dangers, can Taylor and their friends discover the secrets of Bishop Grave's past… before that past discovers them?" Voicing the new generation of sleuthing students are Bethany Antonia (Nolly, Stay Close, Get Even), Jacob Dudman (who has voiced impressions of various Doctors, including Matt Smith's and Peter Capaldi's on Big Finish's Doctor Who audiobooks), and newcomer Aitch[...]
Doctor Who: Only Three Times The Doctor Met Another Doctor?
The question is, should they? "Doctor Who: Twice Upon a Time" image: BBC America The Twelfth Doctor's Run on Doctor Who is Complete Peter Capaldi was asked recently if he would like to come back for an occasional special story or team-up He said no; he felt he'd done his time Best not to repeat things that he'd already[...]
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Speaking with SFX Magazine earlier this month, 12th Doctor Peter Capaldi expressed his concerns that having too many Doctors dilutes the importance of each individual Doctor appearing in a special episode of the BBC's Doctor Who (in this case, the upcoming 60th-anniversary special event) "It's very hard to imagine how you'd get a decent crack[...]
Doctor Who TV Movie Producer Reveals Awful Rejected TV Series Pitch
Emotions are everything, not convoluted world-building with nonsense made-up names. So the 1996 Doctor Who series died so the current version of the show could happen, giving us the Christoper Eccleston, David Tennant, Matt Smith, John Hurt, Peter Capaldi and Jodie Whittaker Doctors, the new companions, the Weeping Angels, and the seminal new stories We should[...]
Peter Capaldi, Pearl Mackie, and Matt Lucas in Doctor Who (Image: BBC)
But if anyone's expecting Peter Capaldi to make a return? Well, it sounds like you can stop waiting because it's not going to happen Speaking with SFX Magazine, Capaldi expressed his concerns that having too many Doctors dilutes the importance of each individual Doctor "It's very hard to imagine how you'd get a decent crack[...]
The Devil Hour: What if Capaldi’s Doctor Who Cosplayed as Hannibal?
Wait – doesn't this look more like a stealth Doctor Who story? Have you ever wondered what it would look like if Peter Capaldi's Twelfth Doctor cosplayed as Hannibal Lecter? Well, wonder no more. "The Devil's Hour" key art from Prime Video The Devil's Hour features Jessica Raine as Lucy, a tormented woman – for every main[...]