Peter Capaldi is the Doctor

Peter Capaldi

 

The BBC have confirmed that Glasgow born actor Peter Capaldi is to play the 12th Doctor in flagship science-fiction drama Doctor Who. Capaldi is a lifelong Doctor Who fan and appeared in 10th Doctor episode The Fires of Pompeii as Caecilius and also in Torchwood: Children of Earth as John Frobisher who was not a penguin.

Capaldi will begin his reign as the Time Lord on December 25th 2013 and star in a full series in the second half of 2014