Peter Capaldi visits a sick Doctor Who fan who was too ill to attend the show’s official festival
The fan, 14-year-old Daniel, suffers from Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) and Postural tachycardia syndrome (POTS), and is bed-bound.
Daniel’s wish to meet an actor from Doctor Who - especially an actor who’d played the Doctor - came true when Capaldi arrived at his ward. The actress Frances Barber, who played Madame Kovarian on Doctor Who, also visited Daniel, while showrunner Steven Moffat sent a video message to wish him a merry Christmas.
Be sure to check out the The Bad Wilf where we originally learned about Daniel’s story!