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Time Lord Shocker! Peter Capaldi Once Turned Down 'Doctor Who' Audition


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He may be The Doctor now, but back in the mid nineties Peter Capaldi says he turned down the chance to audition for the time travelling character’s eighth incarnation.

peter capaldiPeter Capaldi could have been The Doctor much sooner (maybe)

Speaking during an event in London to launch the new series eight DVD, Capaldi a long time 'Doctor Who' fan said, "I never campaigned to be Doctor Who. In fact, I turned down the opportunity to audition for an older Doctor Who, in the one that Paul McGann did.”

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Paul McGann - Paul McGann speaks to students and answers questions at the prestigious Cambridge Union Society - Cambridge, United Kingdom - Thursday 19th June 2014

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Paul McGann Returns To Doctor Who For Pre-Anniversary Short, Fans Renew Hope For More Cameos


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The excitement for next week’s Doctor Who 50th anniversary is almost at its peak, especially after the special mini-episode that was released yesterday. As if in response to fans’ worries that the 50th anniversary wouldn’t pay proper homage to DW history, Paul McGann, aka the eighth Doctor pops in to save the day aboard a crashing ship. Because, you know, that’s pretty much the Doctor’s shtick. And boy is it exciting to see him.

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Matt Smith and David Tennant were confirmed a while ago, but the involvement of all other Doctors was a guessing game until now.

After some actors, who have previously played our favorite Time Lord, denied any involvement in the anniversary, people were beginning to worry. Recently Colin Baker, who played the sixth Doctor, explained in no uncertain terms that he had not been asked to reprise his role in the special.

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