Jodie Whittaker has admitted that she feared her casting in Doctor Who would “ruin” the chances of another female actor getting the role.
Whittaker will star in three Doctor Who specials in 2022, the first of which airs on New Year’s Day.
The way it was described in every outlet was not, ‘Can Jodie Whittaker play the part?’, it was, ‘It’s a woman!’
The Broadchurch star took over the role of the Doctor from Peter Capaldi in 2018, making her the first female performer to play the part.
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