Speaking in New York, at a press conference, Peter Capaldi stated that he is such a big fan of the programme that the first time he saw the iconic blue box, he got teary eyed! He then said:
I was just so thrilled to be there!
The shows new lead actor also said that he aspired to follow in the footsteps of the Doctor more than he ever did with Hollywood stars.
Jenna Coleman said of her co-star:
He’s bold and brave [on set].
Would you get emotional at the chance to be near the TARDIS or simply awestruck? How will Capaldi’s emotions reflect on his incarnation of the Doctor? Comment your thoughts and stay tuned when Doctor Who returns on the 23rd of August.