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Jodie Whittaker will play Doctor Who's Thirteenth Doctor

July 17, 2017 1 min read

If you're a 'hip' kid like me, then you may have heard that the BBC announced a new Doctor was on the way for their long-running show Doctor Who. And on Sunday, they revealed on their Twitter that the new Doctor would be played by the phenomenal actor Jodie Whittaker.

Whittaker will take over the role in an upcoming Doctor Who Christmas special, and will get to stretch her legs as the Doctor when the 11th series premieres in late 2018. Peter Capaldi, the current Doctor, had nothing but nice things to say about Whittaker's succession in the paper Sunday Express.

“Anyone who has seen Jodie Whittaker's work will know that she is a wonderful actress of great individuality and charm. She has above all the huge heart to play this most special part. She's going to be a fantastic Doctor.”

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