‘Doctor Who’ season 8 spoilers: Jenna Coleman confirms filming start date

What's next? -Now that we have officially learned that Peter Capaldi is the next star of “Doctor Who,” it is time to answer what is another valuable question pertaining to the future of the BBC titan: When are new episodes going to officially begin?

Speaking in a new interview with Zap2It, Jenna-Louise Coleman officially confirmed that the start of the new season’s production will come after yet another break that will follow up the end of filming on the upcoming Christmas special:

“It still feels very much like I’m at the beginning, but what’s quite nice is I’m working on [Death Comes to Pemberley] at the moment. I sort of have a break and then I have another break, after Matt [Smith] goes, later in the year because I know I’m not shooting [Doctor Who] until January [2014]. It means I get to explore other projects and come back, and that keeps me very happy.”

This, ladies and gentlemen, should be a substantial reason to celebrate British television. Not only do you get a decent number of quality episodes a year, but you also satisfy some of the actors who do not want to pigeonhole their entire careers to doing just one role without any opportunity for creative freedom.

As per always, be sure to keep checking back for some more of the latest “Doctor Who” news.

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