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Peter Capaldi signs for one more series of ‘Doctor Who’

Actor Peter Capaldi will reportedly be staying with "Doctor Who" for at least one more series.

Peter Capaldi, Doctor Who
Actor Peter Capaldi will reportedly be staying with “Doctor Who” for at least one more series.

Actor Peter Capaldi will reportedly be staying with “Doctor Who” for at least one more series. There were reports that the 57-year-old actor would not renew his contract and BBC bosses were even said to have drawn up a shortlist possible replacements, reported Daily Mirror.

“Peter has made it clear he is happy playing the Doctor for as long as the BBC – and viewers – want him. We are very happy with him and viewers are also warming to him,” a source said.

When Capaldi succeeded Matt Smith as the Doctor in 2013 he initially signed a two-year contract. The Scottish actor is now said to have a agreed a new one-year deal with a further one-year option.