BBC has revealed that Jodie Whittaker will portray the next Doctor Who! Yep, that’s right…the 13th regeneration of the Time Lord will be a woman. How exciting is that?
The Broadchurch actress will be the first female iteration of the Doctor. Something many fans have been hoping will happen for many years. Whittaker follows a long list of greats who have taken on the role like – William Hartnell, Tom Baker, David Tennant and Matt Smith.
So now the news is out there and everyone has had time to process…we want to know what Whovian’s think of Jodie Whittaker as your 13th Doctor? Are you happy that we finally get our first female Doctor? Would you prefer a ginger? Or perhaps for some ignorant reason, you think it should still be a man? Maybe you don’t really care who the hell plays the Doctor as long as the storytelling is done well. We want to know. So hit up the poll below and the comments and tell us what you think.
— BBC One (@BBCOne) July 16, 2017
Jodie Whittaker will take over the role of Doctor Who starting with the BBC series’ 11th season. She replaces Peter Capaldi.
“I want to tell the fans not to be scared by my gender. Because this is a really exciting time, and Doctor Who represents everything that’s exciting about change. The fans have lived through so many changes, and this is only a new, different one, not a fearful one.”