Whittakersaid it was "completely overwhelming" to be taking on the role and she wanted to tell fans of the series "not to be scared" by her gender.
She said: "I'm beyond excited to begin this epic journey - with Chris and with every Whovian on this planet. The 13th Doctor is on her way".
Jodie and actor Kris Marshall were the bookies favourites to become the next Doctor, while other possible successors included Fleabag's Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Olivia Colman. "And added to that, to be the first woman in that role", said Jodie Whittaker.
Afghan forces recapture key district
He said ANDSF are now controlling Nawa district and are clearing mines and IEDs planted by Taliban to protect civilian lives. The Afghan security forces recaptured the control of Nawa district from the Taliban insurgents in southern Helmand province.
South Korea Proposes Military Talks With North
South Korea on Monday proposed talks with North Korea over military and Red Cross affairs, China's Xinhua news agency reported. The Seoul official said the argument seemed to correspond with Moon's plan of scrapping hostile acts.
Carillion calls in accountant EY to cut costs
My priorities are to reduce the group's net debt and create a balance sheet that will support Carillion going forward. EY and Carillion will focus on "cost reduction and cash collection" following a torrid seven days for the firm.
Whittaker is the first female Doctor in the show's history and will play the title role in the series' current iteration that began in 2005 with Christopher Eccleston as the lead.
Whittaker is expected to first appear in the Christmas Special and take over the role in the following season.
The casting news breaks barriers as there were some controversy in having a female Doctor. BBC made the announcement after Roger Federer won his eighth Wimbledon title, effectively keeping the blood pressure up for the entire British continent. In a dramatic reveal, a key appears in her hand as she removes her hood revealing shoulder length blonde hair (still not ginger) and readies herself to enter the Tardis.
Peter Capaldi currently plays the Time Lord but will depart from the sci-fi show at the end of the year.
It will be super exciting to see a woman take Doctor Who into a brand new era.
Je suis très heureux qu'il nous rejoigne et qu'il puisse démontrer ses qualités sous les couleurs de son club formateur. Gaëtan Courtet vient d'arriver à Carnac où le FC Lorient joue un match amical contre Guingamp, ce samedi.
Also, it has an estimated price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 15.29 and a trailing 12-month price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 50.65. After $1.53 actual EPS reported by Celgene Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 5.88% EPS growth.
Le Suisse en est devenu hier le maître incontesté avec une huitième couronne record, sa 19e en Grand Chelem. Roger Federer continue d'écrire, à presque 36 ans, certaines des plus belles pages de sa légende.
The defense department said in a statement on Sunday that it has submitted its recommendation to President Duterte last July 13. Lorenzana declined, however, to say what exactly the DND recommended, as he did not wish to preempt the President.
PSV Eindhoven have confirmed that an agreement has been reached to loan midfielder Marco van Ginkel from Chelsea for a third time. He has now signed a new 3-year-deal with Chelsea and returned to Eindhoven for a third go-around, this time for the whole season.
The bank reported $0.61 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.60 by $0.01. Moreover, Metropolitan Life Ins Ny has 0.03% invested in Cathay General Bancorp (NASDAQ:CATY) for 117,554 shares.
HTC users complain about seeing ads in keyboard
And since they are the customer's first recourse, users will naturally blame them or come to them for solutions or both. HTC has recently started showing ads on top of the default keyboard on some of its Android flagship smartphones.
AS Journalist reveals Chelsea will make bid for Sergio Aguero
Agüero was on the flight to the U.S. today for City's pre-season tour and the club will surely reject any approach from Chelsea. Premier League holders Chelsea could reportedly land the services of Sergio Aguero during this summer's transfer window.
Analysts See $0.68 EPS for Eversource Energy (ES)
Lazard Asset Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Eversource Energy during the first quarter valued at $9,867,000. The utilities provider reported $0.82 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.83 by $0.01.
Why Sansa Stark Deserves the Iron Throne
She had to go through these horrors to bring out the strength she had hidden within. "This season, it's really interesting". Stark deaths are always the most shocking and it would be awful to see Sansa die after everything she has gone through.