Peter Capaldi was guest on the BBC One magazine programme The One Show this evening 21 August 2014
Alex Jones asked whether he was looking for a new companion following the news that Jenna Coleman has decided to leave at Christmas. Alex did make it clear that it is rumoured. "What will you be looking for in a new assistant?"
Peter: "I'm not looking for a new assistant. I don't know where these rumours have started"
"I've read that she may be leaving at Christmas, but I don't even know if she'll get to Christmas. You just got to watch and see"
What to make of this? I do not listen to rumour myself and simply wait to read or hear an official announcement from the BBC and the Doctor Who team.
The new series airs at 7.50pm on BBC One this coming Saturday. I suggest we enjoy the next 13 weeks and the Christmas special and see how it pans out for our Clara