We elected not to tell Peter that he was the only person being considered. It’s quite fun to invite someone into your house and have them read lines. He doesn’t even know he’s got it.
—Steven Moffat on choosing the next Doctor (via doctorwho)
No. When the show came back, I said to my daughter ‘this is the show and you’re gonna love it’. They offered me a part and I said ‘I’ll do it, I’ll do it’. I remember going to the set the very first day and saying to David ‘where’s the TARDIS?’ He said ‘do you want me to take you to it?’ And I said yes!
—Peter Capaldi on whether or not he thought he would ever play the Doctor after playing the role of Caecilius in the Fires of Pompeii (via doctorwho)
In the wake of her father’s death, some very cruel people sent disturbing messages to zeldawilliams. I found out that she is trying to raise money for St. Jude Children’s Hospital—a charity both her and her father have supported for a long time.
I thought maybe it would be a nice gesture if we could send some love her way and also help some kids in the process. I think that would be a fitting tribute and it might counter the internet awfulness she had to endure.