Doctor Who: Jodie Whittaker spectacularly unveiled as the 13th Doctor

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Peter Capaldi confirmed he would be quitting the TARDIS after a three-series run. He joined as the 12th actor to play The Doctor when he replaced Matt Smith in 2013, during the show’s 50th anniversary year. His departure coincides with showrunner Steven Moffat’s departure from Doctor Who.

I understand that Oliva Colman, who also starred in Chibnall’s Broadchurch alongside 10th Doctor David Tennant, was offered the part of the 13th Doctor but turned it down.

In our recent Ars poll, readers—after some very heated discussions—settled on Kris Marshall to play the next Doctor. Richard Ayoade was a close second on that particular wish-list.

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