Your Views

Have your say on the issues of the day

Who is your favourite Dr Who?


British actor Peter Capaldi is the next star of Doctor Who.

The 55-year-old is best known as venom-spitting spin doctor Malcolm Tucker in political comedy The Thick of It.

He is the 12th actor to play the Doctor, a galaxy-hopping Time Lord who travels in the Tardis, a time machine shaped like an old-fashioned British police telephone booth. Doctor Who was first broadcast in 1963 and is now one of the BBC's most popular programs, both in Britain and abroad.

Previous actors who have played the role are; William Hartnell, Patrick Troughton, Jon Pertwee, Tom Baker, Peter Davison, Colin Baker, Sylvester McCoy, Paul McGann, Christopher Eccleston, David Tennant and Matt Smith.

Who is your favourite Dr Who actor?

Note: One choice only please. If you choose more than one we will take your first choice only.

Get the news delivered straight to your inbox

Receive the day’s news, sport and entertainment in our daily email newsletter


Have your say

1200 characters left

By and large our readers' comments are respectful and courteous. We're sure you'll fit in well.
View commenting guidelines.

Sort by
  • Oldest

© Copyright 2015, NZME. Publishing Limited

Assembled by: (static) on production apcf02 at 01 Dec 2015 15:42:57 Processing Time: 412ms