First full 'Doctor Who' trailer revealed ahead of series 8 premiere

New look at Pete Capaldi as the doctor was first shown during World Cup final

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The first full-length teaser for the new series of Doctor Who has been revealed. Scroll down to watch now.

The minute-long advert was shown at half-time during last night's World Cup Final between Germany and Argentina on BBC1. In the clip, new Doctor Pete Capaldi is seen meeting his new assistant, Clara Oswald (Jenna Coleman).

Doctor Who returns to BBC 1 on August 23. As previously reported, comedian Frank Skinner has been cast in the show. Pop star Foxes will also appear in one episode.

Last week (July 11), it was reported that Sanjeev Bhaskar has become the latest actor confirmed to appear in the forthcoming series.

Details of Bhaskar's character have not yet been disclosed but he will appear in the series finale. "I'm thrilled to have made a small contribution to and now be part of the Doctor Who universe," he said. "Another dream box ticked!"

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