CONFIRMED: Peter Capaldi leaving Doctor Who

During an interview with BBC Radio 2’s Jo Whiley Peter Capaldi announced that he has decided to step down as the role of the Doctor and that it was time to say goodbye to the show. It is no surprise (as a life long fan of the show) that Peter Capaldi’s exit comes as a shock despite many rumours he would be leaving the same time as show runner, Steven Moffatt. Series 10 will be the culmination of his incarnation of the Doctor and all fans will be sad to seem him leave after delighting us with his magnificent acting performances.

“It (the new series of Doctor Who) will be my last… I feel it’s time to move on.”

(from Doctor Who’s official Twitter account)

However he is still as enthusiastic as ever with his recent statement,

“I’m still ! We’re doing epic stuff! I’m not done yet!” – Peter Capaldi

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RUMOUR: Is John Barrowman returning as Captain Jack Harkness?

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Ever since John Barrowman last portrayed Captain Jack briefly at the end of David Tennant’s swansong ‘The End of Time” fans have been eagerly waiting for the charismatic character to return. The beginning of this year saw Torchwood’s revival in  the form of Big Finish’s audio series and soon the franchise will be developed further by Titan Comics in a series written by John and his sister, Carol E Barrrowman. On a press tour of their new book ‘Conjour’ which kickstarted last friday in Waterstones, Cardiff John teased in a Facebook video that he will be returning in a week and a half but he wouldn’t say what for.

“I will be back in Cardiff in about a week and a half… but I’m not telling you what for!”

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Steven Moffat has quit as showrunner

Radio Times have recently confirmed that Steven Moffat will be quitting Doctor Who as showrunner and handing over the role to fan favourite, and award-winning writer Chris Chibnall. There will only be a christmas special in 2016 and the tenth series will air ( since it’s revival) in Spring 2017 on BBC One which will be Moffat’s last series.

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