Glasgow-born actor and Oscar winner Peter Capaldi has been unveiled as the 12th incarnation of Doctor Who.
Celebrity photographer Rankin has revealed that the next Dr Who is definitely a man, the Mirror reports.
There had been some speculation that the new doctor would be a women. Writing on Twitter Rankin said:
Just photographed the next Dr Who for tonight's announcement. Let me know what you think of the photo? He's going to be an ace Dr.
The identity of the Doctor to replace Matt Smith will be announced on television tonight with Peter Capaldi still the bookmakers' favouriteRead the full story ›
Bookmakers have suspended betting on the new Doctor Who because they are convinced Peter Capaldi has got the job.
The actor, famous for his role as foul-mouthed Malcolm Tucker in The Thick of It, was down to 5/6 favourite with William Hill when they stopped taking bets.
Joe Crilly, a spokesman for the firm, said: "We have seen people today trying to back Peter Capaldi as much as possible at every price available and after a small gamble on Daniel Rigby overnight, it seems that Capaldi is once again in line to move into the Tardis."
Quantum of Solace actor Rory Kinnear, a bookies' favourite in June, has slipped to 8/1 with William Hill.
Betting on the next Dr Who has been suspended by a bookmaker after unconfirmed reports that Rory Kinnear has been offered the role.Read the full story ›
Dr Who's new assistant Jenna-Louise Coleman said her luck was in when she landed the high profile role in the popular sci-fi series.Read the full story ›