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EntertainmentJodie Whittaker confirmed for Doctor Who series 12

14:05  07 december  2018
14:05  07 december  2018 Source:   digitalspy.com

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Jodie Whittaker confirmed for Doctor Who series 12 © BBC "I really can’t wait to step back in."

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It's official: Jodie Whittaker will return to Doctor Who for its next series.

Though she'd previously declined to comment on how long she'd be staying with the series, Whittaker had now told The Hollywood Reporter that she'll be back for series 12.

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Whittaker appears in her first full series as the Doctor in the eleventh series , which premiered in October 2018.[2]. On 16 July 2017, Whittaker was announced as the Thirteenth Doctor in the science fiction television series Doctor Who ; she is the first woman to play the title role.[10][11][ 12 ]

"I really can’t wait to step back in and get to work again," she said. "It's such an incredible role. It's been an extraordinary journey so far and I'm not quite ready to hand it over yet."

Jodie Whittaker confirmed for Doctor Who series 12 © BBC Jodie Whittaker in Doctor Who

Whittaker's first series as the Doctor will draw to a close this Sunday (December 9) at 6.25pm on BBC One with concluding story 'The Battle of Ranskoor Av Kolos'.

Doctor Who will then return on New Year's Day at 7pm for an hour-long special. It's yet to be confirmed when exactly the following series will air.

It's also unclear if this year's companion actors – Bradley Walsh (Graham), Tosin Cole (Ryan) and Mandip Gill (Yaz) – are signed up for series 12.

Jodie Whittaker confirmed for Doctor Who series 12 © BBC Jodie Whittaker confirmed for Doctor Who series 12

Back in 2017, a press release appeared to confirm not just series 11, but also series 12 through 15, with a report from around the same time also suggesting that showrunner Chris Chibnall has a "five-year" plan for the series.

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Own rendition of Doctor Who titles for Jodie Whittakers first season.

Doctor Who season 11 cast: Who will play the new Doctor ? Though he apparently came close to signing up for a fourth series , Capaldi regenerated last "Anyone who has seen Jodie Whittaker 's work will know that she is a wonderful actress of great individuality and charm," Capaldi added of his

Chibnall was big on series 11 being a fresh start for Doctor Who, and a jumping-on point for new viewers. To that end, he promised "all-new monsters" and appeared to rule out appearances from classic foes like the Daleks.

It remains to be seen whether this rule will be relaxed for series 12, allowing a few classic characters and monsters to face off against Whittaker's Time Lord.

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