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Peter Capaldi Felt “Out of the Loop” in Doctor Who Audition

During the Q&A session after the London premiere of the first episode of series 8, Deep Breath, current Doctor Peter Capaldi recalled worrying about an audition at showrunner Steven Moffat’s home.

Capaldi admitted to Moffat:

“The funny thing I didn’t tell you is that I thought when we did it that was a disaster. I thought I’d done it so badly and I was so – to use a popular phrase – out of the loop. But I’d enjoyed the experience so much that I thought, if that’s as far as it goes, that’s worth it.”

Moffatt quickly straightened the record:

“Unlike Peter said, I could show you that footage and he was fantastic. Obviously it’s him, look at him, he’s been rehearsing in his bedroom since the age of four!”

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(And unless you’ve made other plans, tune in to Deep Breath on 23 August!)