Peter Capaldi to quit Doctor Who after Series 10


PUBLISHED Mon, January 30, 2017 - 4:59pm EST
Credit: BBC


Actor Peter Capaldi, who has been the Twelfth Doctor since 2014, announced on Monday that he plans to leave the show after the upcoming season. It is not yet known who will succeed him as the next doctor. (more)





The actor announced the news on late Monday evening when he appeared on Jo Whiley's show on BBC Radio 2. He said that he expects the 2017 Christmas special to be his last appearance as the Doctor. "I feel it's time to move on," he explained.

"One of the greatest privileges of being Doctor Who is to see the world at its best. From our brilliant crew and creative team working for the best broadcaster on the planet, to the viewers and fans whose endless creativity, generosity and inclusiveness points to a brighter future ahead," Capaldi said.

Capaldi added: "I can't thank everyone enough. It's been cosmic."

Series 10 will consist of 12 episodes and will premiere in April, following the Christmas special that aired on December 25.





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