Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 100% (Critics) / 93% (Audience) Directed By: Ben Wheatley Written By: Stephen Moffat Starring: Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman Channel: BBC
Synopsis:Season 8 begins with Peter Capaldi as the 12th Doctor. In the opener, the Doctor and Clara are in Victorian London where a dinosaur is on the loose and a spate of deadly spontaneous combustions take place. (Source)
The BBC has released images of Peter Capaldi’s outfit when he takes over the role of the Doctor and while parts of it are cool (namely the jacket which harkens back to Pertwee’s Doctor) I have to take issue with the bottom half of this ensemble.
Peter Capaldi (who is a bit of a vet of the Who universe having appeared in the DOCTOR WHO episode, The Fires of Pompeii as well as having a role in TORCHWOOD: CHILDREN OF EARTH) has been picked for the role and I couldn’t be happier. For one it gives us an older Doctor which I am all for because I was beginning to think that we would be stuck with Tiger Beat cover boys as The Doctor for the foreseeable future. So the BBC and the show’s producers basically have rained all of the fangirl and shipper factions of the Who fanbase with this pick. Read More