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The Next 'Doctor Who' Should Be A Woman, Says Billie Piper


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With the news that Peter Capaldi will be ending his role as the Time Lord at the end of the upcoming series of ‘Doctor Who’, one of the show’s former stars Billie Piper has called on the BBC to cast a woman in the lead role for the first time.

58 year old Capaldi has held down the role of the Twelfth Doctor since 2013, but he announced on Monday night (January 30th) that he would be making way for another star by the end of the year. He will appear in the forthcoming series in the spring, playing the Doctor for the final time in the 2017 Christmas special.

Billie PiperBillie Piper believes the vacant 'Doctor Who' role should go to a woman

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Peter Capaldi Is Moving On After The Next Series Of 'Doctor Who'


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It was going to happen sooner or later, but it still comes as a surprise that Peter Capaldi is set to leave 'Doctor Who' after three years following the completion of the upcoming series. The actor confesses that with the end of his contract approaching, he wants to move on to other projects.

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Peter Capaldi made his first appearance on the show in the 2013 Christmas episode 'The Time of the Doctor'. He completed two seasons, with his third and final to be aired in the Spring this year. The new season will also mark Steven Moffat's final work on the series after seven years as the lead showrunner. 

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Top 10 Must-See Christmas Crackers


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Christmas telly is the best, and this year's no different. Instead of re-watching the old holiday movies you've seen numerous times, get stuck in to what the BBC and Sky have to offer over the festive period. From 'Bake Off' to 'Sherlock', you're sure to find something to glue you to the box.

Here are our top 10 Christmas must-see shows:

1. The Great Christmas Bake Off (Christmas Day and Boxing Day - 4.45pm on BBC1)

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Peter Capaldi Hasn't Decided If He'll Continue With Doctor Who


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Peter Capaldi has admitted he's still not sure about his future as the Doctor.

Capaldi returns to BBC screens on Christmas Day and will star in the show’s 10th series next year. But series 10 will be the last to feature showrunner Steven Moffatt and Capaldi is yet to decide wether he’ll also be bowing out.

Peter CapaldiPeter Capaldi is unsure of his future in Doctor Who

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'Doctor Who' 2016 Christmas Special Introduces A Caped Superhero


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The first teaser for the upcoming 'Doctor Who' Christmas Special dropped on Friday during BBC's Children In Need broadcast. It's been almost a year since we last saw the show; season 10 is yet to arrive on our screens so our next instalment - 'The Return of Doctor Mysterio' - is a kind of continuation from the 2015 Christmas episode.

Doctor WhoThe Return of Doctor Mysterio features a new hero

The episode appears to continue off from last year's Christmas special 'The Husbands of River Song' and early indications show that we could see the return of the humanoid race the Shoal of the Winter Harmony, as well as River Song's faithful employee Nardole, played by Matt Lucas. 

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Peter Capaldi Lets Slip The Return Date For Next Series Of 'Doctor Who'


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Peter Capaldi has broken the silence on when the next series of ‘Doctor Who’ will eventually be broadcast, revealing to fans visiting the show’s set in Cardiff that the BBC sci-fi series will return in April 2017.

“We’ll be on at Christmas, and then it starts again in April, I think,” the Scottish-born actor, 58, told young fans who had assembled on set on Tuesday (September 6th).

Peter CapaldiPeter Capaldi possibly accidentally let slip the return date for the next series of 'Doctor Who'

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Will Matt Smith Fulfill His Wish Of Returning To 'Doctor Who'?


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There's a rumour going around that former 'Doctor Who' star Matt Smith is set to return as the Doctor following the departure of Peter Capaldi, despite the fact that no Doctor has ever returned on a long-term basis before. Moffat, who is also preparing to leave the show in 2017, talked about the actor's regret about leaving. 

Matt SmithMatt Smith wants to come back to 'Doctor Who'

Series 10 is set to air next year and will be the final series starring Peter Capaldi. There's no word yet on who might replace him, but Moffat has hinted that Smith could be a contender once again. While it's very unlikely that Smith will come back to the show (except on a brief cameo basis) given that no other Doctor ever has, whispers of his return started after 'Doctor Who' writer Steven Moffat confessed that the actor missed the show. 

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Will Peter Capaldi’s Time As 'Doctor Who' Be Up After 2017 Series?


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After the departure of showrunner Steven Moffat was announced last week, ‘Doctor Who’ star Peter Capaldi is reportedly also planning his exit from the series, finishing his run in late 2017. Capaldi is said to be stepping down as the Time Lord so new showrunner Chris Chibnall can chose his own Doctor.

Doctor WhoIs Peter Capaldi’s time as the Doctor running out?

A source told The Mirror: “Bosses are already discussing a fresh start when Steven Moffat leaves. They’ve been happy with what Peter has brought to the role but some think it might make sense to give Chris his own choice of actor to play the Doctor.”

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6 Things We Know About The 2015 Doctor Who Christmas Special


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Christmas Day will see thousands of families gathering on the couch in front of the television in the evening for the eagerly anticipated new episode of 'Doctor Who'. The Doctor is struggling to come to terms with the death of Clara, but his wife seriously needs his help.

Alex Kingston and Peter Capaldi in Doctor WhoHusband and wife are reunited in the first look at the 2015 Doctor Who Christmas special

Yes, the December 25th episode brings with it a lot of twists and turns and some thrilling guest appearances. Here's what we know so far about the show:

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Peter Capaldi Describes TV Industry Sexism And Ageism As "Ridiculous"


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Doctor Who’ star Peter Capaldi has spoken in harsh terms about the state of gender equality in the entertainment industry, describing the relative depiction of male and female characters as “ridiculous”.

Capaldi, 57, recently won praise from female fans of the BBC sci-fi series when he insisted that it would be “creepy” if any sexual element were to be added to the on-screen relationship between the Doctor and his current, much younger assistant, Clara, played by Jenna Coleman.

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Kirsty - Mass wedding celebration to mark the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who. Kirsty was married today dressed in Doctor Who dress. - London, United Kingdom - Sunday 24th November 2013

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Karen Gillan and Doctor Who Wednesday 2nd February 2011 filming a scene on the film set of 'Dr Who' shooting on location in Cornwall Cornwall, England

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Karen Gillan and Doctor Who
Karen Gillan and Doctor Who
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Karen Gillan and Doctor Who

Karen Gillan and Doctor Who Tuesday 21st September 2010 'Doctor Who' filming on location in the south west of the country. England

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Catherine Tate and Doctor Who Monday 6th April 2009 filming on the set of the BBC's 'Doctor Who' Cardiff, Wales

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Catherine Tate and Doctor Who
Catherine Tate and Doctor Who
Catherine Tate and Doctor Who

David Tennant and Doctor Who Friday 27th February 2009 filming a 'Doctor Who' special Wales, England

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