Peter Capaldi has confirmed he is just about to start filming series 10 of Doctor Who - and naturally Whovians are delighted.
The Time Lord actor made the announcement at Dallas Comic Con in Texas on Friday alongside co-stars Michelle Gomez and ex-assistant Jenna Coleman, revealing that filming would start in just two weeks.
We start in 2 weeks. - Peter Capaldi on @bbcdoctorwho's upcoming filming schedule!
-- Dallas Comic Con (@dallascomiccon) June 4, 2016
The show's 10th series will introduce new companion Bill, played by Pearl Mackie. Jenna is off to star in ITV's royal period drama Victoria.
Fans can barely contain their excitement...
Doctor Who starts filming in two weeks! pic.twitter.com/yNiHsegWeS
-- The Sonic WhoScriber (@DoctorF0rever) June 5, 2016
? friendly reminder that Doctor Who starts filming in two weeks ?
-- debora ? (@scottishbae) June 5, 2016
Peter Capaldi revealed that they start shooting series 10 of "Doctor Who" in two weeks! Awesome!
-- The Geekly Blog (@thegeeklyblog1) June 4, 2016
TWO WEEKS TILL DOCTOR WHO FILMING!!!
-- ?Elise||CS?14? (@elisesmith2012) June 4, 2016
Although the news caught one person out.
-- Bethany (@AllonsyWhovian_) June 5, 2016
This brings the next series one step closer to reality, although fans will have to wait until 2017 for it to air.
Doctor Who series 10 starts filming in two weeks - *checks watch obsessively for the next 14 days* https://t.co/UKMl4zrJdH
-- Jo_Leigh (@Jo_Leigh) June 4, 2016
Doctor who series 10 hasn't even started filming yet ?
-- Michael Scarn (@The_Bobster_) June 5, 2016
good news: doctor who will start filming in two weeks
bad news: it won't air until next year :((((
-- thomas oliver (@adoboisnotwhite) June 4, 2016