Broadchurch star Jodie Whittaker has been announced by the BBC, as the 13th doctor to play Doctor Who.
Meet the Thirteenth Doctor #DoctorWho #Doctor13 pic.twitter.com/txHGz9tJEe
— Doctor Who Official (@bbcdoctorwho) July 16, 2017
Julie will commence the role from 2018 after current Doctor, Peter Capaldi bows out in the 2017 Christmas special, and as predicted, the news has divided fans of the show. See reactions below.
My daughter watching the #DoctorWho announcement. #doctor13 #DoctorWho13 pic.twitter.com/eX0w1rW4E9
— ?️?Jenny Trout (@Jenny_Trout) July 16, 2017
Just been outside for the 1st time since we’ve had a lady #DoctorWho. Everything’s on fire, the sky’s fallen in & there are bras everywhere?
— Clayton Hickman (@claytonhickman) July 16, 2017
Me when all the little man babies find out the new #Doctor13 #DrWho is a woman ??? pic.twitter.com/5bql9OS49P
— Emma K (@Serem) July 16, 2017