Peter Capaldi stars in new full-length Doctor Who trailer: watch now

Viewers of the BBC coverage of last night’s World Cup Final will have already been treated to the full trailer for Season 8 of Doctor Who , with the new video now available to view online.

“Life returns… life prevails,” intones a Dalek voice ominously, before Peter Capaldi’s new Doctor sweeps in and sets about making the part altogether his own.

Steely-eyed and bristling with intensity, Capaldi is quite a change of pace from David Tennant and Matt Smith, and could well be the most badass Doctor since Christopher Ecclestone’s incarnation…

Take a look at the new trailer, below…

Daleks, Cybermen, er, Dinosaurs! It certainly looks as though the new Doctor will have a lot on his plate, although judging by the inner turmoil on display here, his hardest battle may prove to be with himself…

Co-starring Jenna Coleman, the new series of Doctor Who will air on the BBC on 23 August 2014.


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