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Doctor Who: Ncuti Gatwa and Russell T Davies react to casting announcement

Ncuti Gatwa reacted to being cast as Doctor Who on the red carpet at Sunday's Bafta TV Awards in London.It was announced over the weekend that the Sex Education star has landed the lead role as television's most famous Time Lord and will become the 14th Doctor on the popular BBC programme.“It's an incredibly iconic role and an incredibly iconic show and I just hope I do it justice,” Gatwa said. He also revealed he was cast in the role in February and has been keeping it a secret since. Click here to sign up for our newsletters. Read More ‘I’m following some very big footsteps’: Ncuti Gatwa on Doctor Who casting‘I’d like to see the hoes’: Newsreader’s hilarious gardening report goes viralKendrick Lamar makes long-awaited comeback with new The Heart Part 5 video
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Doctor Who fans think Russell T Davies just revealed who Jodie Whittaker’s replacement as new Doctor is

UPDATED: Ncuti Gatwa has now been confirmed as the new Doctor.On Sunday (8 May), the actor shared a reaction to the news while walking the Bafta TV Awards red carpet hours after the announcement. He revealed he had been keeping the news secret since February.Doctor Who fans are convinced Russell T Davies just subtly announced who the new Doctor will be.Rumours surrounding who will replace Jodie Whittaker have abounded ever since she stepped down as the 13th incarnation of the Time Lord.Everyone from Hugh Grant to Michaela Coel have had their names thrown in the ring, with Davies’ return...

After Doctor Who Reveals The New Doctor Actor, Russell T. Davies Explains How Ncuti Gatwa Landed The Role

After months of speculation surrounding the 14th Doctor (and even some rumors involving Hugh Grant), Doctor Who has finally announced the next actor to lead its franchise. Actor Ncuti Gatwa will step into the role following Jodie Whittaker’s exit, and returning showrunner Russell T. Davies sounds absolutely thrilled for the fandom to see him play the part. With this, the producer explained how Gatwa won the role.

Heartstopper fans delighted as Russell T Davies jokes about taking on headmaster role in season two

Fans of the Netflix series Heartstopper have been delighted by the latest social media post from Russell T Davies.Heartstopper debuted on the streaming service last week, and has drawn praise for its depiction of a same-sex romance between two grammar school pupils. Read The Independent’s interview with its lead star Joe Locke here.Besides his stint as a showrunner on Doctor Who, Davies is best known as the creator of series including Queer as Folk and It’s a Sin, which have also been heralded for giving voice to LGBT+ characters and themes.On Monday (25 April), Davies shared a selfie with...

RTS Awards: Russell T Davies ‘It’s A Sin’ Continues Domination With Six Nods

Click here to read the full article. Russell T Davies Channel 4/HBO AIDS drama It’s a Sin has continued its awards season domination by picking up six nominations at the Royal Television Society (RTS) Awards. The show from Red Production Company also has six Broadcasting Press Guild nods and has been recognized by the RTS for Writer (Davies), Actor (Female – Keeley Hawes), Actor (Male – Olly Alexander & Callum Scott Howells), Breakthrough and the coveted Limited Series. Host broadcaster Channel 4 picked up 28 nominations, with the BBC edging it out with 30, Sky with 10 and ITV with eight. BBC One, ITV...

Doctor Who season 14: Why Russell T. Davies is returning

A little later this year, the time for Jodie Whittaker as the star of Doctor Who will be over — the same goes for showrunner Chris Chibnall. There is a significant changing of the guard coming, though in some ways, there’s a nostalgic quality to it, as well.