Doctor Who fans can barely contain their excitement as Peter Capaldi reveals when filming will start

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.

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.

Pearl Mackie with Peter Capaldi
Pearl Mackie with Peter Capaldi (Ray Burmiston/BBC)

Fans can barely contain their excitement...

Although the news caught one person out.

This brings the next series one step closer to reality, although fans will have to wait until 2017 for it to air.

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