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PICTURES: Peter Capaldi in Hobbiton

Peter Capaldi at the ‘Doctor Who’ festival in Australia (Photo: Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

We already know there’s a lot of love coming towards Doctor Who from the Lord of the Rings/The Hobbit camp, especially from director Peter Jackson, a confirmed fan who also cast the Seventh Doctor Sylvester McCoy as Radagast in The Hobbit movies. So it’s fitting that Peter Capaldi should take the time to visit the Hobbiton movie set while over in New Zealand and Australia for the Doctor Who Festival. And naturally, there are photos, this one being a particular treat:

Peter Capaldi AKA Dr Who exploring Hobbiton in @PureNewZealand #DrWho #LOTR #TheHobbit #NZMustDo #HamiltonWaikato

— Hobbiton™ Movie Set (@HobbitonTours) November 26, 2015 Still got the sonic shades there, you’ll notice:

Doctor Who himself enjoying the #RealMiddleearth in @PureNewZealand @bbcdoctorwho

— Hobbiton™ Movie Set (@HobbitonTours) November 26, 2015 Steven Moffat recently made a wry aside to Metro on the topic of Peter Jackson directing a Who episode, saying getting an agreement is harder than you’d imagine: “He’s a genuine big old Doctor Who fan. He’s mentioned it, and then we email him and he doesn’t reply. “I think his…

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