Jodie Whittaker will be the 13th leading Time Lord of Doctor Who


Jodie Whittaker will be the first woman to board the TARDIS as the Doctor of Doctor Who.

The 13th Doctor has been announced and it’s Broadchurch star, Jodie Whittaker. Whittaker is a bold choice for the classic science fiction show because after fifty-four years this is the first time a woman will have held the leading role.

There have of course been women companions on the show, but this is the first time a woman will be the Doctor. There will, of course, be some jerks on the internet that will react negatively to the news, but there’s no reason why the Doctor can’t be a woman.

The Doctor is an alien, with two hearts, that travels through time in a police box, and can change his appearance when he regenerates… but not having a penis is the part that some people won’t be able to handle.

Check out the announcement video the BBC released on our new 13th Doctor.

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Whittaker will be fantastic as the Doctor. If you’ve watched Whittaker in Broadchurch you know what a wonderful and well-rounded actress she is. Knowing fellow Broadchurch star David Tennant could come in handy now as well. Who better to get advice on being the Doctor from?

That video is so much better than the silly special they did to announce Peter Capaldi as the 12th Doctor.

It will be sad to see Peter Capaldi leave Doctor Who, especially with how wonderful this past season has been, but this is very exciting news.

With Steven Moffat leaving his role as showrunner some people were worried that Doctor Who would get dull. There’s certainly no need to worry about that as we finally get our first female Doctor.

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