Doctor Who casts Peter Capaldi as the 12th

The Thick Of It star and long term Doctor Who fan Peter Capaldi cast as the 12th Doctor

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There we have it folks!

Peter Capaldi, longterm Doctor Who fan and star of The Thick Of It, has been officially revealed as the 12th Doctor, to appear in the 2013 Christmas Special and replacing much-loved 11th Doctor Matt Smith.

Doctor Who returns for the 50th anniversary special on 23 November 2013. Pick up the Doctor Who Regeneration box set  on DVD for £43.84 from