Peter Capaldi, recently announced as the new Doctor Who, enjoyed a night out at the Park Theatre to support friend Crispin Letts who stars alongside Rosalind Adler in her new play Sympathy Pains. Also in attendance was Fast Show star Arabella Weir.
Peter Capaldi has been named as the 12th Time Lord in the 50th year of the BBC's iconic sci-fi television series. He continues in a line of modern time travellers with strong stage connections, following in the footsteps of Matt Smith, David Tennant and Christopher Eccleston
With speculation reaching fever pitch ahead of Sunday's announcement of the new Doctor Who, we give a theatrical guide to some of the contenders for the role - listed in order of their current betting status