Peter Capaldi sends heartwarming video message to grieving 9-year-old boy

Young Thomas's nanny had just passed away - but a message from The Doctor "helped him to deal with his grief in a profound way," says his mum

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We don’t know the contents of the letter young Thomas sent to The Doctor, and we don’t need to know. What we do know is that the 9 year old autistic boy, who was preparing for his nanny’s funeral, got this message back and that, according to his mum, “it helped him to deal with his grief in a profound way”.

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As Peter Capaldi says, “Sometimes sad things happen to us… so it’s nice to know that here’s somebody out there who’s on our side…”