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All the Doctors, from William Hartnell to Peter Capaldi

Doctor Who’s Peter Capaldi is set to pass on his sonic screwdriver to the next actor (or actress) who will take on the role of television’s famous Time Lord. Whoever inherits the part will follow a distinguished line-up of thespian (male) talent that stretches all the way back to the sci-fi favourite’s first episode in 1963. William Hartnell was the first actor to play the Doctor, appearing in the BBC show from 1963 to 1966. Hartnell, who died in 1975, had previously appeared in TV’s The Army Game and Carry…

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Doctor Who: Peter Capaldi to bow out from BBC series

Actor Peter Capaldi is stepping down from the lead role in the BBC sci-fi series Doctor Who. Capaldi shocked fans by making the announcement during an interview with BBC Radio 2 presenter Jo Whiley. The 58-year-old Glasgow-born star, who became the 12th actor to play The Doctor in 2013, said he will leave Doctor Who at the end of the year. “I feel it’s time to move on,” he said. “I feel sad, I love Doctor Who, it is a fantastic programme to work on.” ‘It’s been cosmic’ He added:…

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