The 4 day event, attended by international TV buyers from around the world, gives the BBC a chance to sell many of its programmes to international broadcasters, with Doctor Who being one of the most important products. All BBC Worldwide profits are ploughed back into BBC programme making, with £156 million being made last year.
Capaldi emerged from the TARDIS to chat briefly with another BBC star Graham Norton. Speaking after the event he said
As a lifetime follower of the show, I'm delighted to see its global success. And I'm looking forward to sharing with the world the very exciting journey the new series is taking us on.Capaldi is currently filming for the 34th series of Doctor Who, due to be screened later this year.