All that’s true, but he’s also joyful. One thing the show does well is balance the epic and the domestic. You can go from the edge of the universe to a pedestrian precinct. This Doctor loves watching stars being born in Andromeda; he’s also thrilled to see litter blowing across the supermarket car park at dawn.

Asked to comment on the notions that his Doctor is fiercer and trickier Peter emphasises some different areas.

Sunday Times Interview 27/07/14

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