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Doctor Who announces 14th Doctor: Who will replace Jodie Whittaker?

The Doctor is getting a new face once more. Doctor Who has now named the 14th Doctor, and it’s certainly casting to look forward to. When we learned Jodie Whittaker was leaving Doctor Who, we knew what it would mean. The 14th season would bring us the 14th Doctor. The next regeneration is happening later this year, and now we know who will be the new face.
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Doctor Who: Ncuti Gatwa is replacing Jodie Whittaker as new Doctor in 2023

Ncuti Gatwa has been announced as the new star, the Fourteenth Doctor, in Doctor Who.The 29-year-old, who was born in Rwanda and raised in Scotland, is best known for playing Eric in Netflix comedy Sex Education.Gatwa had previously teased his casting with a series of symbols on Instagram, with showrunner Russell T Davies replying: “The future is here.” Davies shared the same set of images.Speaking about his casting, Gatwa said he was “deeply honoured, beyond excited and of course a little bit scared”.He continued: “This role and show means so much to so many around the world, including myself,...

Doctor Who: Ncuti Gatwa Tapped to Play New Doctor for Season 14, Succeeding Jodie Whittaker

Click here to read the full article. BBC is tossing Ncuti Gatwa the keys to the TARDIS. Gatwa (whose first name is pronounced Shoo-tee) has landed Doctor Who‘s iconic role of the Doctor, making him the successor to Jodie Whittaker and the series’ 14th lead overall. The show confirmed the news on Twitter Sunday, writing: “The future is here! Ncuti Gatwa is the Doctor.” The Rwandan-born Scottish actor will be the first Black actor to play the role full-time. “There aren’t quite the words to describe how I’m feeling,” Gatwa said in a statement. “A mix of deeply honored, beyond excited and of course a...

Mandip Gill: ‘Me and Jodie Whittaker are so touchy-feely’

B — ack in 2011, Mandip Gill was an aspiring actor who had dabbled in theatre and was struggling to break into TV. Down on her luck, she took a notebook and drew a picture of a cheque for £5,000. A few weeks later, she was offered a part on Hollyoaks. She’s convinced she managed to manifest her breakthrough role on Channel 4’s teen soap. “In my head, the only way I was getting paid was from acting,” she confides as we sit down by the Thames in Canary Wharf, London, gleaming skyscrapers everywhere. She still has that notebook, now crammed with other goals, each one ticked off.

Doctor Who: The actors rumoured to take over from Jodie Whittaker, from David Tennant to Lydia West

From the stars of It’s A Sin to Michael Sheen (and even a former Doctor), there’s a long list of actors being touted to replace Jodie Whittaker in Doctor Who.There has been speculation about who will replace the first female Time Lord since January 2020, when rumours began that she would be leaving the role after completing the 13th season.Whittaker’s final series as the Doctor (called Flux) aired last year, which will be followed by three special episodes, the most recent of which aired on Sunday (17 April) night. You can read The Independent’s review here.Previous Doctors David Tennant,...

Doctor Who Showrunner Teases Tearful Farewell for Jodie Whittaker

Jodie Whittaker's time as the Thirteenth Doctor is winding down. Whittaker, who began her run on Doctor Who back in 2017, will depart the series later this year in the final of three specials airing this year — the first, "Eve of the Daleks" aired on New Year's Day and the second, "Legend of the Sea Devils", airs Sunday, April 17th — and now, series showrunner Chris Chibnall is promising a tearful farewell for Whittaker.

Doctor Who's Jodie Whittaker almost left the show in 2020

Jodie Whittaker and writer Chris Chibnall almost left Doctor Who in 2020. Chris, who took over from Steven Moffat as Doctor Who showrunner for series 11, has revealed that the pressures of working during the Covid-19 pandemic almost brought his time on the show to an early end. It turns out Whittaker and Chibnall always planned to leave after three series, but the pandemic threatened to make their time on the show end after just two series.

Doctor Who Spinoff Redacted Featuring Jodie Whittaker Announced

Jodie Whittaker has added one more stop on her Doctor Who farewell tour with Doctor Who: Redacted, the upcoming spinoff scripted podcast from BBC Sounds. Doctor Who: Redacted is a 10-part series launching on April 17th, the same day as Doctor Who's Easter special, "Legend of the Sea Devils." The series follows new characters Cleo Proctor (Charlie Craggs), Abby McPhail (Lois Chimimba), and Shawna Thompson (Holly Quin-Ankrah) on adventures "left" of the main Doctor Who television series. They'll bump into some familiar characters, including Rani Chandra, Kate Stewart, Petronella Osgood, Madame Vastra, and, of course, the Doctor herself, with Whittaker reprising the role. Here's the official synopsis from the BBC:

Jodie Whittaker will play the Doctor again (in an audio adventure)

Jodie Whittaker has only a couple more episodes of Doctor Who left before she regenerates, but that doesn’t mean her Doctor can’t show up elsewhere. Doctor Who is on the edge of another changing of the guard. Jodie Whittaker has two episodes left as the Thirteenth Doctor, the next of which, “Legend of the Sea Devils,” will air on April 17.