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Olivia Colman

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Meet the 18 candidates who could replace Peter Capaldi in Doctor Who

Last night, Peter Capaldi revealed he is moving on from ‘Doctor Who’ after becoming the 12th actor to take on the titular regenerating Time Lord in 2013.

As Capaldi prepares to step aside at the end of 2017, fans will be guessing who will pick up the sonic screwdriver, continue to fight the good fight and become the 13th Doctor in the programme’s 53-year history to take over the Tardis.

Here are 18 frontrunners that new showrunner Chris Chibnall will be casting his eye over in the coming months.