Doctor Who: Peter Capaldi gets huge welcome from Twitter as he’s named 12th Doctor


News that Peter Capaldi is to take over from Matt Smith as the new Doctor has been welcomed by Doctor Who fans on Twitter.

The 55 year old actor, better known for his role as spin-doctor Malcolm Tucker in The Thick of It, emerged as the hot favoruite last week to play the 12th incarnation of the Time Lord.

Leading the Twitter tributes The Thick of it creator Armando Iannucci tweeted: ‘There can’t be a funnier, wiser, more exciting Time Lord than Peter Capaldi. The universe is in great hands.’

Actor John Hurt who will star in the 50th special of the long running sci-fi show as an alternative incarnation of the Doctor tweeted: ‘Congratulations to Peter Capaldi and to the BBC. Another splendid Doctor!’

Sherlock co-creator and frequent Doctor Who writer Mark Gatiss said: ‘Thrilling, moving, beyond exciting. Cometh the hour, cometh the man! Peter Capaldi is the PERFECT…

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