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Benedict Cumberbatch "excited" for Peter Capaldi in Doctor Who

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Sherlock's Benedict Cumberbatch has wished Peter Capaldi well as the new Time Lord begins filming Doctor Who.

Sherlock and Doctor Who are both produced by Steven Moffat, and Cumberbatch and Capaldi starred together in The Fifth Estate.

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Peter Capaldi filming on location for Doctor Who in Cardiff

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Peter Capaldi filming Doctor Who


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Cumberbatch has now told The Big Issue that he is looking forward to Capaldi's first full series as The Doctor.

"[It's] great news. I'm very excited to see him in Doctor Who," he said.

The actor added of Capaldi: "He is a class act, Peter, and a great actor."

Doctor Who will kick off its eighth series later this year, with Jenna Coleman to return as The Doctor's companion Clara.

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