The new main character of the cult series british “Doctor Who” is a woman

Art 16 July, 2017
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    Sunday, 16 July 2017 14:23

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    The English actress Jodie Whittaker will be the first woman to interpret the main character of Doctor Who, the cult science-fiction of the BBC, announced Sunday the british television channel.

    The actress of 35 years, noticed in the police series Broadchurch, will make his first steps in the series for the special episode of Christmas 2017, said the BBC, which was aired Sunday in a brief trailer, just after the final of the tennis tournament Wimbledon.

    Founded in 1963, the series Doctor Who has got the longevity record in the category of the series of SF, according to the Guinness book of world records.

    Doctor Who chronicles the adventures of its main character, an alien of the race of the Lords of Time (Time Lords), called The Doctor who travels aboard a machine that can travel in space and time, and having the appearance of a phone booth blue police.

    Jodie Whittaker will be the 13th regeneration of the Doctor after the actor scot Peter Capaldi who played the role since 2013.

    The series celebrated its 50th anniversary four years ago in broadcasting simultaneously in nearly 100 countries a special episode.