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BBC just revealed Jodie Whittaker as the new Doctor Who - the first woman to take on the iconic role

The wait is over.

DIRECTLY AFTER ROGER FEDERER’S historic win at Wimbledon this afternoon, the BBC aired a hotly anticipated promo clip that revealed the identity of the new Doctor Who.

English actress Jodie Whittaker was chosen as the thirteenth Doctor, replacing the outgoing Peter Capaldi in the iconic role.

Here’s how they did it

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A cloaked figure walked through the woods, eventually stopping to take off their hood

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And it showed Jodie Whittaker walking towards the famous TARDIS time machine

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The actress has previously starred in Broadchurch, Tess of the D’Urbervilles and Black Mirror among other film and TV projects.

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