Peter Capaldi Left DOCTOR WHO

 Peter Capaldi

Doctor Who star Peter Capaldi, talking to BBC Radio 2 just announced that he will leave the series this Christmas.

“I feel it’s sort of time for me to move on,” says 12th Doctor Peter Capaldi

“[I]t will be my last,” says Peter Capaldi of the upcoming season (the tenth modern series and the show’s 36th overall). “…This will be the end for me… I feel it’s sort of time for me to move on to different challenges.”

Listen to Peter Capaldi discuss his exit and tease the upcoming episodes in the player below.

Doctor Who series 10, which will premiere in April 15, will be the third series starring Peter Capaldi as the Twelfth Doctor and will introduce Pearl Mackie as Bill Potts, the Doctor’s new traveling companion. With Moffat leaving the series as well, things are going to get interesting.

Doctor Who, which began broadcasting on BBC America in 2005, follows the Doctor, an alien from a race called the Time Lords whose home planet is Gallifrey is created by Sydney Newman.