WATCH: 15-Second ‘Doctor Who’ Teaser Reveals August Return

Peter Capaldi as the Doctor. (Photo: BBC AMERICA)

Peter Capaldi as the Doctor. (Photo: BBC)

Ever since that heart-wrenching regeneration last Christmas, we’ve been waiting patiently for a tease at the new season of Doctor Who, the first starring Peter Capaldi as the Time Lord. While we’ve learned a lot about Season 8′s cast and crew, it’s what we’ve not seen that’s kept our curiosity high.

But today (May 23), we have our very first teaser, a spooky, atmospheric 15-second clip which provides us with very quick, shadowy, far-away glimpses of the Doctor, standing imperiously in a fiery TARDIS. And the teaser officially reveals that “the new Doctor lands on BBC AMERICA” in August. So there’s your cure for the summertime blues, people. Watch below:

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Kevin Wicks

Kevin Wicks founded BBCAmerica.com's Anglophenia blog back in 2005 and has been translating British culture for an American audience ever since. While not British himself - he was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri - he once received inordinate hospitality in London for sharing the name of a dead but beloved EastEnders character. His Anglophilia stems from a high school love of Morrissey, whom he calls his "gateway drug" into British culture.

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