Jodie Whittaker has already spoken to “a few” of the former Doctors ahead of taking the lead role in Doctor Who.
Although she was rather cagey about precisely which Time Lords she had conversed with, the new Time Lord revealed what advice she had been given by them.
“I think the overwhelming sense is this is such an exciting journey you’re about to go on and it’s to be enjoyed,” she said during an interview on Radio 6 Music. “I think that’s it. They know I don’t know yet. There’s no advice you can give – no person plays this part the same and what a freeing thing for day one – when my day one is on set.”
However last month, Colin Baker and Peter Davison clashed over the new Doctor, with Davison claiming he would prefer the Doctor to be “a boy”, prompting Baker to hit back with: “Sorry Peter, you’re talking rubbish”