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“Doctor Who” – Watch Two Doctors Unite in the First Trailer for Peter Capaldi’s Last Episode

The First and Twelfth Doctors Come Together in This December’s Christmas Special

Jul 23, 2017

Here is the first trailer for this year's Doctor Who Christmas special, fresh from Comic-Con. It will be Peter Capaldi's last episode of Doctor Who as the Twelfth Doctor (before he regenerates into the first female Doctor, Jodie Whittaker) and also features David Bradley as the First Doctor. It's also Steven Moffat's last episode as show-runner. More

“Doctor Who” – BBC Announces Jodie Whittaker as the First Female Doctor; Former Cast React

Watch the Announcement Video of Whittaker as the Thirteenth Doctor

Jul 16, 2017

As they said they would, the BBC announced after the Wimbledon Men's Final who would be taking over the iconic role of The Doctor on Doctor Who and as some hoped would be the case, it will be the first female Doctor, British actress Jodie Whittaker will be taking over the role. She is best known for playing Beth Latimer for three seasons on Broadchurch. Other notable credits include "The Entire History of You" episode of Black Mirror and the film Attack the Block, among others. Here is the first teaser trailer/announcement video, as well as quotes from various Doctor Who-related people and the text of an interview with Whittaker the BBC has released. More

Jul 14, 2017

BBC and BBC America have announced that this Sunday they will be revealing who is taking over the iconic role of The Doctor on Doctor Who. The new Doctor will be announced after the Wimbledon Men's Final on Sunday.  More

Watch the New Trailer for Peter Capaldi’s Final Season of “Doctor Who”

The New Season Premieres April 15 on BBC America

Mar 13, 2017

Peter Capaldi took over as Doctor Who's time- and space-traveling alien The Doctor in 2013, but he recently announced that his upcoming third season in the iconic role will be his last. Now a new trailer for his final season has been shared.  More

Peter Capaldi Announces That He’s Leaving “Doctor Who”

He Will Be The Doctor for One More Season Starting April 15

Jan 30, 2017

Peter Capaldi took over as Doctor Who's time- and space-traveling alien The Doctor in 2013, but today he's announced that his upcoming third season in the iconic role will be his last. It's not a huge surprise, as the previous Doctor, Matt Smith, also lasted three seasons. More

Watch First Trailers for “Doctor Who” Christmas Special and Spinoff Show “Class”

Christmas Special Airs Christmas Day, Class Coming to BBC America in 2017

Oct 07, 2016

At New York Comic-Con today BBC America revealed the first look at this year's Doctor Who Christmas Special, which will air on Christmas Day. It's not a trailer exactly, but more of a behind-the-scenes video that also shows off scenes from the episode. More

Apr 25, 2016

Over the weekend the BBC announced that Pearl Mackie will be joining the cast of Doctor Who as the new companion, Bill. She was revealed in a new especially shot scene featuring Bill and The Doctor (played by Peter Capaldi) facing off against his most dangerous foes, the Daleks. More

Doctor Who Premiere Date Announced and New Teaser Debuts

A New Season and a New Doctor Comes to BBC America August 23

Jun 27, 2014

BBC America has announced that the new season of Doctor Who, its eighth since returning in 2005, will premiere on August 23. They have also released a new short 15-second teaser trailer. More

Peter Capaldi Revealed to Be Playing the Next Doctor in Doctor Who

Announced Via Live BBC Television Special Today

Aug 04, 2013

And the next Doctor is... Peter Capaldi. The actor was revealed today via a live 30-minute special broadcast on the BBC at 7 p.m. U.K. time and simultaneously on BBC America at 2 p.m. EST. He will be taking over from Matt Smith, who is leaving the role in Doctor Who this December after playing it for the last three years. More


Interviews

Peter Capaldi

Interview with the star of In the Loop and The Thick of It

Jan 13, 2010

In the British film In the Loop, out this week on DVD and Blu-ray, Scottish actor Peter Capaldi plays Malcolm Tucker, an intimidating, acid-tongued communications chief to the Prime Minister. When a flaky government minister claims during a radio interview that war with the Middle East is "unforeseeable," Tucker runs rampant amid the crisis, cussing out various government types while trying to administer damage control. "You should feel sorry for my mother," says Capaldi, "because she gets to come to the premiere of the movie with her son in it and sees him up on screen talking about lubricated horse cocks." More


Reviews

Inside the Mind of Leonardo

Studio: Submarine Deluxe/History Films
Directed by Julian Jones

Dec 18, 2014

It’s easy to imagine that history’s foremost polymath would have been perfectly tickled to see his life dissected nearly 400 years after his death as a 3D movie. More