Peter Capaldi’s Best Doctor Who Roles in Paddington, The Thick of It and More

Never (1996)

Neil Gaiman’s first solo novel, Never, was released in 1996 alongside his BBC miniseries of the same name and that of Sir Lenny Henry. Peter Capaldi plays the ethereal and sinister Angel Islington, who inhabits a magical realm called London Below, which coexists with the “real” London, known in Never like London above. With an excellent cast including Capaldi alongside Paterson Joseph and Tamsin Greig, the series may not have had a big budget (obviously in places!) but is still worth watching for Capaldi fans. and Gayman.

Time (2012)

His stunning portrayal of Randall Brown in Time earned Capaldi well-deserved nominations for Best Supporting Actor at the BAFTAs and Best Actor at the Broadcasting Press Guild Awards. Set in the 1950s, this BBC drama centers on a controversial new current affairs program (called The Hour), and Capaldi plays the new head of BBC News alongside a star-studded cast that also included Ben Whishaw, Dominic West and Romola Garai. His on-screen chemistry with Anna Chancellor is outstanding, and the heartbreaking scene above will stick with you long after you’ve finished watching the series.

Soft top Hard shoulder (1992)

This 1992 comedy-drama was written by and stars Peter Capaldi alongside his future wife Elaine Collins. (Collins) along the way. Capaldi’s quirky and engaging performance won him Best Actor at the Scottish BAFTAs, where Soft top Hard shoulder also won Best Picture.

The Musketeers (2014)

Cast of Peter Capaldi as dastardly Cardinal Richelieu in BBC period drama The Musketeers caused a bit of a headache for the show’s production team, as he landed the role of the Twelfth Doctor halfway through filming the first series, which meant he couldn’t return as planned for the second series. Despite a very good reason, it’s a shame we didn’t get to see more of his villainous Cardinal, as he had the perfect balance of “love and hate”, and there was almost a hint of Malcolm Tucker in his intriguing ways.

The Vicar of Dibley (1994 and 1996)

He first appeared as a dreamer songs of praise producer Tristan in the first series of The Vicar of Dibley, but it was when Peter Capaldi reprized the role in the infamous 1996 holiday special “The Christmas Lunch Incident” that we got his truly unforgettable appearance. The hilarious misunderstanding between him and Geraldine is just as funny now as it was two and a half decades ago.

by Lewis Capaldi someone you love video (2019)

Somewhat oddly, Lewis and Peter Capaldi are long-lost relatives: although Lewis was told that Peter Capaldi was his second cousin growing up, the pair had never met, until Peter surrendered. at one of Lewis’ concerts in 2018. This led to Peter Capaldi. appearing in a special clip for Lewis Capaldi’s hit single someone you love, a collaboration with UK charity Live Life Give Life. In the video, we see a grieving husband (Peter Capaldi) meet the grateful recipient of his late wife’s gift of heart. In a scene that would make even the stiffest lip quiver, he places his hand on the woman’s chest so he can hear his wife’s heart beating again. Yes, we cry too.

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