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New 'Doctor Who' Star Jodie Whittaker To Curate Radio Show On Christmas Eve


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As if preparing for her upcoming role as the new Doctor Who wasn’t enough for Jodie Whittaker this festive season, she will also turn radio presenter for a special show on Christmas Eve on BBC Radio 6Music.

The indie music station has announced a special ‘Three Wise Women’ series for its evening programming on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

Whittaker, former Gossip singer Beth Ditto and ‘Catastrophe’ actress Beth Ditto will be curating music each night respectively from 6pm to 2am, taking turns to select their favourite material from the 6Music archive from throughout 2017.

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Jodie Whittaker Looks Incredible In 'Doctor Who' First Look Image


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You really have to hand it to the costume designers for 'Doctor Who'. Never failing to come up with a unique and wonderful ensemble for each new Doctor, the BBC have now unveiled the official look for Jodie Whittaker as the very first female incarnation of the Timelord.

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In the first look image of Jodie as the Doctor, she wears adorable high-waisted, shin-length blue trousers with yellow braces teamed with a navy top, brown boots with visible socks and a long trench coat. It positively screams 'Doctor Who', and has succeeded in getting us thoroughly excited for her first appearance.

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Is Bradley Walsh To Be The New 'Doctor Who' Companion?


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The first official male 'Doctor Who' companion has finally been revealed, with reports revealing that British actor and presenter Bradley Walsh will be joining Jodie Whittaker in the future series of the sci-fi show. Now that is certainly something we never saw coming. 

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With the first female Doctor comes the first long-term male companion in the shape of 57-year-old 'The Chase' presenter Bradley Walsh. It won't be his first stint in the franchise either, having previously appeared a 2008 double-episode of 'The Sarah Jane Adventures' as Elijah Spellman aka The Pied Piper aka Odd Bob the Clown. 

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Jodie Whittaker, the next Dr. Who, out near her London home with her daughter. - United Kingdom - Tuesday 22nd August 2017

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Jodie Whittaker Feels Guilty For Phoebe Waller-Bridge Being Hounded About 'Doctor Who'


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Jodie Whittaker is glad that she can finally reach out to Phoebe Waller-Bridge and apologise for all the 'Doctor Who' rumours she had to deal with in the run-up to the announcement of the thirteenth Doctor. Jodie was so under scrutiny that she couldn't so much as text her friend.

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The BBC always like to keep the identity of the next Doctor super secret until the right moment, which put a lot of pressure on Jodie Whittaker when she was told she was to take over from Peter Capaldi. She opened up about her big secret to Dermot O'Leary on BBC Radio 2 and apologised to her 'Broadchurch' co-star.

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David Tennant Says Jodie Whittaker's Gender Will Be "Irrelevant" When She Plays 'Doctor Who'


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Amid the backlash from some quarters against the casting of a female Doctor Who, the BBC sci-fi show’s former star David Tennant has backed the newly announced Jodie Whittaker, saying that her gender will be “irrelevant almost immediately” when she makes her debut.

The 46 year old actor, who played the Time Lord between 2005 and 2010, chatted with American talk show host Stephen Colbert on ‘The Late Show’ on Thursday (August 10th). He said that although Whittaker’s appointment was the first time a woman has played the Doctor, the character has never been of any fixed gender, so a male actor is as relevant to the part as a female one.

“Whenever the Doctor changes, there’s a backlash,” Tennant explained. “Sure, Jodie is from a different gender – but that will be irrelevant almost immediately when she takes the part. It’s about finding the right performer at the right time, and that’s Jodie without a doubt.”

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Jodie Whittaker Speaks About "Emotional" 'Doctor Who' Casting


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Almost a month ago now, 'Doctor Who' fans found out that Jodie Whittaker would become the first female-bodied Doctor in the show's on-screen history. It was a move that was met with a little criticism by those who don't think a female should play the character, but one that was widely respected and accepted by many. They are after all watching a television series about a time-travelling alien...

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Since the announcement, Whittaker has been keeping a low profile. Not on social media, fans have been waiting to hear from the star and now, she's finally opened up a little about the moment she found out she would be fronting one of the biggest sci-fi television shows the world has ever seen.

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Jodie Whittaker, recently announced as the first female Dr. Who, seen at the BBC - London, United Kingdom - Monday 7th August 2017

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Here's Why Reports Are Saying Doctor Who Will Be Bisexual


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With the new Doctor Who becoming a woman for the first time, there are rumours that there may be some sexual fluidity for the first time too. It certainly makes sense; while the Timelord's biological make-up changes with each regeneration, the memories of lost loves always stays the same.

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We know that the Timelord civilisation is far more advanced than mankind; as the Doctor (Peter Capaldi) mentioned in 'World Enough and Time' when he blasted gender stereotypes; so there's no reason why the Doctor can't be totally bisexual too. Michelle Gomez, who plays Missy (formerly the Master), hinted at as much recently when talking about the arrival of Jodie Whittaker.

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Peter Davison Suggests He Will Quit Twitter Over Controversial Doctor Who Comments


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Like it or loathe it, the latest Doctor Who incarnation is a woman and has got a lot of people talking - including previous actors who stepped inside the Tardis at some point during its run.

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However, some opinions have caused more of a backlash than others and former Doctor, Peter Davison, has suggested he will now quit Twitter over his own comments about the gender change of the titular character.

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Kris Marshall Could Land Role As Jodie Whittaker's Assistant In 'Doctor Who'


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Having been pipped to the post of the role as the next ‘Doctor Who’ by Jodie Whittaker when the BBC made its big reveal last weekend, Kris Marshall could reportedly yet land a place in the Tardis as the next Doctor’s assistant.

The 44 year old English actor had been the bookies’ favourite to be named as Peter Capaldi’s successor after he steps down after the upcoming Christmas special. However, the BBC confirmed on Sunday that the 13th Doctor would be 35 year old Whittaker, one of the stars of ‘Broadchurch’, who would be the first woman to play the Time Lord.

However, despite his disappointment at missing out on the title role, new reports suggest that former ‘Death In Paradise’ and ‘My Family’ star Marshall could be in line to be the new Doctor’s companion.

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Peter Capaldi Gives Jodie Whittaker His Seal Of Approval


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For those still whining about the prospect of having a female Doctor in 'Doctor Who', it's time to shut up because Peter Capaldi has just given Jodie Whittaker his official seal of approval. We all know that she's an amazing choice, but this just confirms it. 

Peter Capaldi promoting 'Doctor Who'Peter Capaldi promoting 'Doctor Who'

Nobody complained when The Master returned as Missy; why would you when she was being portrayed by the indomitable Michelle Gomez? So perhaps it's time sexist 'Doctor Who' fans out there afforded Jodie Whittaker that same courtesy. After all, Peter Capaldi has no doubts that she will be a memorable incarnation of this timeless Time-Lord.

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Jodie Whittaker seen at the 2016 British Independent Film Awards - London, United Kingdom - Sunday 4th December 2016

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 Jodie Whittaker - Royal Television Society Programme Awards held at the Grosvenor House. at Grosvenor House - London, United Kingdom - Tuesday 17th March 2015

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Jodie Whittaker - The LOCO London Comedy Film Festival - 'Superbob - Premiere at BFI South Bank - London, United Kingdom - Saturday 24th January 2015

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