Doctor Who: Who is Jodie Whittaker? Broadchurch star CONFIRMED as first female Time Lord


The 35-year-old wishes take on the role of the 13th Time Lord, with the news being stated after Roger Federer won the Wimbledon Men’s Final against Marin Čilić this afternoon.

Jodie — who has peerless in the likes of Broadchurch and Black Mirror — made her professional debut in The Roar at Shakespeare’s Globe back in 2005.

In 2007 she then stood in at short attention for an unwell Carey Mulligan in the Royal Court’s production of The Seagull, formerly she bagged her first major role in the film Venus as Jessie in 2006.

In 2009, Jodie moulded on the film Ollie Kepler’s Expanding Purple World, the BBC2 drama Royal Intermingling and the short film Wish 143; which was nominated for the Academy Endowment for Live Action Short Film at the 83rd Oscars.

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In the following year she then appeared in the film The Kid and co-starred in BBC’s Accused.  

In Walk–April 2013, Jodie starred in Broadchurch as Beth Latimer, beforehand she bagged herself the

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In a recent interview on YouTube the actress was entreated outright if she would be taking over from Peter and refused to refute the demands.

It comes after fans were convinced that Kris Marshall longing take over the reins from Peter after he announced he was measuring down from the role earlier this year.

Many were swayed that the Death in Paradise star would be the new Time Lord after surfaces surfaced in April that he had already been cast.

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