Jodie Whittaker plays the first female Doctor in BBC series Doctor Who

Jodie Whittaker plays the first female Doctor in BBC series Doctor Who

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Jodie Whittaker is the first actor in the skin of the legendary character of the Doctor in the Doctor Who series creeps. BBC One revealed the identity of the new Doctor on Sunday after the mannenfinale of Wimbledon.

Whittaker takes the role of Peter Capaldi.

Capaldi waving at the end of this year as the Doctor. The 59-year-old actor believes it is “time to move on,” he said in January. The Brit made his debut in 2013 as a lead actor in the popular sciencefictionserie.

Whittaker is the thirteenth actor in the skin of a time traveler the Doctor creeps. She takes on the role from the eleventh season. The first episode of that season is broadcast on Christmas day.


The actress calls it a honor the significant role to play in the legendary British tv-series. “Not only as an actor but also as a feminist, a wife, and a person who likes to challenge to understand that which others say it can’t,” she said. On the site of the BBC show them the fans of the series know that they don’t need to be scared now, suddenly a female Doctor.

According to the Whittaker is Dr. Who understand a series in which there is room for changes. “Moreover, the fans of the series have already experienced so much change. And that the Doctor is now a woman, is not a scary change. It is one that fits in this time.”

The 35-year-old English actress played in series such as Broadchurch and The Assets. She was also seen in films such as Venus, One Day, and Black Sea.

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