Peter Capaldi strikes a confident note as he takes on Doctor Who.
Peter Capaldi has just landed in New York, the fifth stop in a worldwide tour promoting the new season of Doctor Who that began in Britain, continued with visits to South Korea and Australia and now, after a 22-hour flight that crossed the international dateline, has descended on midtown Manhattan. Next, he and co-star Jenna Coleman head to Mexico and Brazil.
For Capaldi, who made his proper debut as the 12th incarnation of the time-travelling, shape-shifting Doctor two Sundays ago, all the globe-trotting may be useful for getting into character. But, he says, “the TARDIS is a much more efficient vehicle for travelling,” referring of course to the Doctor’s famous blue police phone booth-cum-spaceship.