Peter Capaldi’s New Doctor Who Outfit Revealed On FacebookBy: Chad Sweely - January 27, 2014
During the ending of the most recent Doctor Who Christmas Special “The Time of the Doctor,” fellow Whovians bid goodbye to Matt Smith, the Eleventh Doctor, and ushered in Peter Capaldi, the new and upcoming Twelfth Doctor. Back in August of 2013, it was announced that Capaldi would be replacing Smith in the British sci-fi series; however, we have not had a really good look into the type of Doctor he will be portraying until now.
Capaldi, 55 from Glasgow, Scotland, is not new to the Doctor Who show. In 2008, he played a minor role as Caecilius in “The Fires of Pompeii,” and as John Frobisher in the Doctor Who spinoff Torchwood: Children of Earth. Now, Capaldi gets to play the main role of the Doctor in a way that is unique to him.
As each new Doctor has embarked on his journey in the TARDIS, the Doctor’s wardrobe/outfit always changes. For some Doctors on the show, they have their staple fashion item as well (e.g. Tom Baker – Scarf, Matt Smith – bowtie/fez).
On February 27th, the Doctor Who world got a sneak peek into the Twelfth Doctor’s new look. The BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation), along with the station’s various affiliates (BBC One, BBC America, etc.), posted a picture on Facebook and Twitter of Peter Capaldi donning his new character’s outfit (shown below).