Peter Capaldi

Class Act?

Class, the third spin-off of the newly constituted Doctor Who, has not been getting much love; Ira Nayman argues that it should.

I’ve Been Watching Doctor Who for a Long Time

  Okay, let me just put this out there. My favorite science fiction TV program is Doctor Who. To most of you that statement probably elicits a shrug of the shoulders and a casual “Meh. Whatever”. But let me put it this way; The show has been going on longer than I’ve been alive. And […]

Doctor! Doctor Who? Why it’s Peter Capaldi

At last, the new Doctor Who has been revealed. On Sunday night the BBC announced the new casting live across the world in a 30 minute show, full on interviews and chatter. Matt Smith ruled out a female doctor in the early part of the programme when he revealed a conversation he had with the […]

The New Doctor and the Spin Behind It

The BBC is a weird organisation. The night after the first episode of the first series of Doctor Who aired, their news site broke the news that Christopher Ecclestone was leaving at the end of the series. Earlier this year they ran a story confirming Matt Smith would be sticking around for season eight in […]

Peter Capaldi in Doctor Who

The Name of the Doctor is… Peter

So the excellent actor Peter Capaldi is to play the 12th incarnation of the Doctor. Perhaps with the 50th anniversary of the programme approaching Steven Moffat just couldn’t resist casting another middle-aged Scotsman as his alter ego. And at the very least, the regularly floated and supremely absurd idea of a female Doctor has been […]