How Peter Capaldi Melted The Hearts Of “Doctor Who” Fans Everywhere

Peter Capaldi spoke to a young girl with Autism during outdoor filming for Doctor Who. This was the result.

1. In February 2014, the Doctor Who team filmed at Mermaid Quay in Cardiff.

A fan caught this discussion between Peter Capaldi and a young fan on video, and put it on YouTube.

2. The internet then turned it into a series of GIFs…

6. As if that wasn’t enough to make you well up, the little girl’s auntie went online to explain the situation…

“Hiya, the little girl in the dalek outfit is my niece, she’s autistic and was finding it difficult coming to terms with the regeneration as Matts doctor is her imaginary friend, she was worried PCap wouldn’t want to play with her. We are very ecstatic that he took time to reassure her. He’s brilliant!”

7. Oh, Peter Capaldi, you wonderful, wonderful man…


More info on the whole story can be found on the family’s blog. Doctor Who returns in Autumn 2014.

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