It’s the tip of an period for “Doctor Who” as Jodie Whittaker regenerated on Sunday, bringing a near her run because the Thirteenth Physician and first lady within the title function.
“That’s the one unhappy factor: I wanna know what occurs subsequent,” the Physician stated as she started her regeneration. “Proper then, Physician whoever I’m about to be… tag! You’re it.”
Her transformation led to a really acquainted face: David Tennant.
Tennant, who performed the Tenth Physician in a earlier run, will now even be the Fourteenth, and can star with returning companion Donna Noble (Catherine Tate) for 3 specials which are set to air subsequent November for the present’s sixtieth anniversary.
Then, he’ll give strategy to Ncuti Gatwa, who will portray the Fifteenth Doctor. Gatwa would be the second Black physician ― and the primary with a quantity ― after the present in 2020 inserted a previously unknown incarnation, performed by Jo Martin, into the wibbly-wobbly timeline.
“In case you thought the looks of David Tennant was a shock, we’ve received a lot extra surprises on the way in which!” showrunner Russell T Davies ― who, like Tennant, can also be returning for a second run with the sequence ― said in a news release.
“The trail to Ncuti’s Fifteenth Physician is laden with thriller, horror, robots, puppets, hazard and enjoyable! And the way is it related to the return of the great Donna Noble? How, what, why? We’re providing you with a yr to take a position, after which all hell lets unfastened!”
Each Tennant and Gatwa function in a sizzle reel launched by the BBC teasing subsequent yr’s episodes: