Peter Capaldi on new Doctor Who Jodie Whittaker: “She’s going to be a fantastic Doctor”

The Twelfth Doctor has passed on his blessing to his successor

Peter Capaldi and Jodie Whittaker

The next occupant of the Tardis has been revealed – Jodie Whittaker, who will take over the role of time-travelling hero the Doctor in Doctor Who’s Christmas episode this December. 

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And now incumbent Doctor Peter Capaldi has given his blessing to the actress, praising her “great individuality and charm” in a special statement showing his support for the first female version of the Time Lord.

“Anyone who has seen Jodie Whittaker’s work will know that she is a wonderful actress of great individuality and charm,” he said in a special statement. 

“She has above all the huge heart to play this most special part. She’s going to be a fantastic Doctor.” 

We’re sure the fans can’t wait to see her in action for themselves. 

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