An insider has revealed that Peter Capaldi’s costume choice came from his ‘scrapbook of ideas’ and is largely based on David Bowie’s portrayal of the Thin White Duke.
Bowie appeared as the ‘Thin White Duke’ on his Station to Station album cover as well as in the film The Man Who Fell to Earth. Peter Capaldi based the idea of the buttoned up white shirt upon this image saying,
Bowie was the perfect look!
As a young fan in Glasgow Capaldi attend three Bowie concerts and missed out on one other because he could not afford it.
Doctor Who returns on Saturday 23 August with Deep Breath.
[Source: Sunday Express]