For the past 4 years Peter Capaldi has played the role of a lifetime in the 12th regeneration (13th if you’re counting the War Doctor) of the Gallifreyan Time Lord known as The Doctor. His tenure on the show has been as fascinating, challenging and captivating as the actor himself. Previous to playing his childhood hero, Peter Capaldi’s most famous role had been as the Machiavellian spin doctor, Malcolm Tucker, in the television political satire The Thick Of It, for which he won the BAFTA for Best Male Performance in a Comedy. Other television roles include The Hour, The Musketeers, The Devils Whore, Prime Suspect, The Accused, The Nativity, The Suspicions of Mr Whycher, Minder, Poirot, Crown Court, Skins, Peep Show, Torchwood, and many more.
Peter’s film credits include World War Z, Paddington, In The Loop, The Fifth Estate, Magicians, Soft Top Hard Shoulder, Dangerous Liaisons, The Liar of the White Work and Local Hero.
He appeared in the West End stage version of The Ladykillers in 2012, and numerous theatre productions including The Judas Kiss, Feelgood, Blood Brothers, and John Paul George Ringo and Bert.
As a writer and director Peter won a BAFTA and Oscar for his short film Franz Kafka’s It’s A Wonderful Life. He directed and appeared in two series of the award-winning hospital comedy Getting On. His spoof documentary The Cricklewood Greats which he co-wrote, directed and presented was nominated for the Best Comedy Programme at the 2012 BAFTAs.