No, instead the actor posed for photos outside 10 Downing Street. Was the Thirteenth Doctor there to offer her services to help solve Brexit?
Instead Whittaker was attending Downing Street as one of the special guests at the annual children’s Christmas party held by charity the Starlight Children’s Foundation.
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As Prime Minister Theresa May fought the latest Brexit crisis next door, Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond hosted the Christmas event at 11 Downing Street, with guests including Doctor Who star Whittaker, EastEnders actor Martin Kemp and singer Beverley Knight.
Starlight Children’s Foundation is a charity that helps children living with a serious illness.
While the Doctor won’t be around to fix Brexit, she at least will be making sure 2019 starts with a bang with the Doctor Who New Year’s Day special.
Jodie Whittaker in Downing Street gives me such a good feeling, it feels like the Doctor is finally there to fix the world. I know it's not real, but it is a nice thought
— Resa || 82 (@DoctorMastah) December 10, 2018
The BBC recently confirmed that series 12 will be pushed back to 2020, meaning there will be no full series of Doctor Who in 2019. Just when everyone needed something to smile about as Brexit deadline day approaches…
The Doctor Who New Year’s Day special airs on Tuesday 1st January 2019 at 7pm