Have you been good Whovians? You haven’t been reading any of those leaked scripts of anything, have you? That’s good. As we count down to the August 23 premiere date of Doctor Who‘s eighth series and the first full-episode featuring Peter Capaldi as the time traveling alien adventurer, we now get our first official look at the new Who with his old companion. Where are they going? What are they doing? And can Peter Capaldi ever have his picture taken without drawing you in to his hypnotic stare? Let’s find out.
The below picture is the first official image from the new series. Appearing in the recent issue of Entertainment Weekly (via Film Divider) it’s our first look at the show that’s neither a spy photo from a location shoot, nor a publicity shot released by the BBC to tide us over, like the one of Capaldi in costume that was released earlier this year. Nope, this is straight up image from the first episode of season eight, which is called “Deep Breath.” Both The Doctor and his companion Clara (Jenna Coleman) are in their Victorian era gear, and clearly looking at something going on stage right while The Doctor gets all pensive. Hm, what could be going on I wonder. Let’s take a look:
Hope that wasn’t too big a spoiler for you.
Doctor Who returns August 23 on BBC, BBC America and Space.
Source: Comic Book Movie