An unexpected Dr Who was announced
Doctor Who fans were divided this week as Peter Capaldi was revealed as the 12th time lord. Best known for his turn as potty-mouthed spin-doctor, Malcolm Tucker, in sartorial comedy The Thick Of It, fans were surprised to discover the 55-year-old would take over from 30-year-old Matt Smith.
Ageism debates ensued as critics were unsure what Capaldi could bring to the role that hasn't been done before. But as The Thick of It writer Armando Ianucci tweeted: "There can't be a funnier, wiser, more exciting Time Lord than Peter Capaldi. The universe is in great hands." Only time will tell if Peter Capaldi can win the hearts of die-hard Doctor fans.
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