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Illawarra meet the new Doctor Who!

Many are excited, many are upset, either way, the decision has been made.

Meet the 13th incarnation of Doctor Who.  

It's actress Jodie Whittaker (you may have seen her in Broadchurch) and she will be the very first female to play Doctor Who aka the Time Lord.

New showrunner Chris Chibnall has said that he always wanted the next Doctor to be female and that Jodie's audition for The Doctor, quote, "simply blew us all away."

The latest Doctor, Peter Capaldi, seems happy with this news stating that: “Anyone who has seen Jodie Whittaker’s work will know that she is a wonderful actor of great individuality and charm, she’s going to be a fantastic Doctor.”

Peter Capaldi will leave the show after the Christmas special episode when the Doctor regenerates.

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