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July 16th, 2017 1,081 comments

Jodie Whittaker Announced As The 13th Doctor

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1,081 comments

  • Rikki Krystal

    July 16th, 2017 - 4:42pm

    That’s it for me.
    Watched it for 54 years.
    Dr who is a time lord,pc rubbish.
    R.I.P.

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  • The Moffat Paradox

    July 16th, 2017 - 4:41pm

    Unbeleivable!

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    • The Moffat Paradox

      July 16th, 2017 - 7:59pm

      PS .This 16th July and not April 1st?

  • Exterminator

    July 16th, 2017 - 4:41pm

    Never heard of her, good luck but I must admit I’m a bit disappointed. Typical p.c BBC and Chris Chibnall has just built himself a mountain to climb.

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  • Anonymous

    July 16th, 2017 - 4:40pm

    Yes!

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  • Paul walukiewicz

    July 16th, 2017 - 4:39pm

    Hate hate hate not a good choice at all they had the chance of saving it but have just completely ruined the whole franchise the doctor is a timelord not a timelordess this is a joke

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  • The Outcast

    July 16th, 2017 - 4:39pm

    I hate Missy, but I still hold hope this new Doctor will be good.

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  • Puddle

    July 16th, 2017 - 4:38pm

    Never missed episode since 1967 but that’s me finished now worst news ever doctor who should stayed male

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    • Rikki Krystal

      July 16th, 2017 - 4:51pm

      Here,Here,i watched it since 1963,
      Such a sad day pc rubbish.
      Stay with the classic doctors.

  • Neal T.

    July 16th, 2017 - 4:36pm

    Welcome Chris Chibnall, the man that brought us the Torchwood episode ” Cyber Woman” , and we all remember how well THAT was received!!

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  • peter

    July 16th, 2017 - 4:36pm

    30 people (fans) i know have said NO the BBC has just destroyed an insitution forever, my children and wife agree DR is dead to us – DR is a MAN ffs

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  • Doctorfan

    July 16th, 2017 - 4:36pm

    i shall reserve judgement until christmas

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    • The Moffat Paradox

      July 16th, 2017 - 9:08pm

      The Christmas Special isn’t the problem.It’s the afrtermath at the end of it with the “regeneration”.

    • Tim M

      July 19th, 2017 - 9:55am

      It’s like Moffat’s saying to the fans “Here you are folks, I’ve brought the 1st and 12th Doctor’s together at Christmas, to bookend and bring closure to the male Doctors…It’s all female from now on!”

  • Button

    July 16th, 2017 - 4:35pm

    He’s a lady. Woah,woah, woah.

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  • Anonymous

    July 16th, 2017 - 4:35pm

    Some people on here are so pathetic. Don’t judge until you see her in action.

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    • peter

      July 16th, 2017 - 4:37pm

      no we are not pathetic ive watched since the first Dr, its a man part – hey why not get a man plkaying Jane Ayre ??? oh no, its a womans part

    • pats86

      July 16th, 2017 - 4:39pm

      Well said Peter.

    • Anonymous

      July 16th, 2017 - 4:43pm

      So as a long term fan and a mature adult you should know that unlike real life characters, the doctor is a fictional alien. His species can change from gender to gender and from skin colour to skin colour. Therefore there is ZERO argument that stands up for the doctor remaining as a white male – maybe its a generational thing?

    • Pats86

      July 16th, 2017 - 4:47pm

      Maybe you are right, older ones are more wise.

    • Anonymous

      July 16th, 2017 - 4:55pm

      Ha…yeah, coz you’ve done such a great job with the world….our mess to clear up. Cheers old wise bigoted one.

    • phillip l poole

      July 16th, 2017 - 5:13pm

      Make Bridget Jones a man.

    • Adam

      July 16th, 2017 - 5:20pm

      NO The Doctor can’t change gender! That BS was made up by moffat’s horrendous running of the show and now unfortunately by Chibnall as well..RIP TIMELORD…

    • Pats86

      July 16th, 2017 - 6:04pm

      Not a bigot just right.

  • JasonisnotaRobot

    July 16th, 2017 - 4:35pm

    Cant wait for people who havent cared about the show till now to be angry
    Also, are we not going to talk about thag really shoddy looking 10 tardis?

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    • phillip l poole

      July 16th, 2017 - 5:11pm

      I’ve watched since Patrick Trouton (no2). I care and im angry

    • NoMore

      July 16th, 2017 - 5:32pm

      Well said

  • Tim M

    July 16th, 2017 - 4:34pm

    I reckon she will be like a female version of the 5th Doctor.

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    • The Outcast

      July 16th, 2017 - 4:36pm

      I’m hoping Female 7.

    • The Temporal Jelly Baby

      July 16th, 2017 - 4:38pm

      I’m hoping for a new portrayal of the character which, while having hints of her previous incarnations (same person after all), gives something new to the role other than a change of gender.

    • The Outcast

      August 5th, 2017 - 8:10am

      ^ Yes, I am like that too, but I really want a more manipulative Doctor.

  • Neal T.

    July 16th, 2017 - 4:34pm

    Welcome Chris Chibnall, the man that brought us the Torchwood episode ” Cyber Woman” , and we all remember how well THAT was received!! Now we have Doctor Gimmick!!

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    • NoMore

      July 16th, 2017 - 5:33pm

      Yeah, nice one Chris.

  • Dr RevWho

    July 16th, 2017 - 4:34pm

    I did not see that coming. But still, good luck Jodie Whittaker, I hope you knock our socks off and have an awesome time doing it.

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  • Simon W

    July 16th, 2017 - 4:34pm

    ppl stop thinking Dr Who is dead just because its a lady we have all been prepared for this what with Missy. Who know she might be the greatest Doctor we’ve seen. So give her a chance

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    • peter

      July 16th, 2017 - 4:38pm

      No

    • Adam

      July 16th, 2017 - 5:26pm

      Nah this is BS PC casting at it’s worst…end of !

  • Whorules

    July 16th, 2017 - 4:33pm

    Good luck. And boo boo please show restraint and moderate the comments on here

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    • Pats86

      July 16th, 2017 - 6:07pm

      People are entitled to their opinions Whorules, just because it’s not the same as yours they should not be shut down.

  • Tim M

    July 16th, 2017 - 4:33pm

    Make or Break time for Doctor Who. I certainly wish her all the best, and maybe for a series over 50 years old it needs a different direction. It certainly opens the scope of the series to a wider remit. That might not be a bad thing.

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    • Alison chivers

      July 16th, 2017 - 4:57pm

      Just BBC pic rubbish, I knew it was coming, it’s great the BBC tick theirs boxes, I think they’ve missed a few. Terrible decision. Won’t be watching, I’ve watched from John pertwee, but not anymore. Bet Sherlock Holmes is next, or should that be sheryl Holmes

  • Doctor Stu

    July 16th, 2017 - 4:33pm

    Wow, she had no dialogue at all and about 10 seconds of dialogue give the woman a change look at how everyone criticized Missy and now she’s adored, same with Bill and now she’s adored this could be the same. She’s got an enormous weight on her shoulders now the least you could do is give her a chance

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    • nygel Harrot

      August 4th, 2017 - 9:44pm

      If Missy was so good … why didn’t she have more to do in this last season ???

  • TheDoctorIsaWoman

    July 16th, 2017 - 4:33pm

    I don’t believe it !!! (jokes) but I wasn’t keen on Missy, till I saw her episodes which I then loved, and cried at her last one, just have to wait till Christmas to see what she’s like

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  • The Temporal Jelly Baby

    July 16th, 2017 - 4:31pm

    Because a woman is the Doctor? Seriously? I can sort of understand an opposition to a female Doctor but come on, now it has been announced, give her a chance. She could give a fantastic portrayal of the Doctor! Only time will tell.

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  • Simon W

    July 16th, 2017 - 4:31pm

    don’t sell it short u never know she might be a great Doctor.

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  • tom

    July 16th, 2017 - 4:31pm

    No it hasn’t, she’s not bad looking and its a suprise yeah but cant wait personally for Christmas.

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  • When The Doctor Was Me

    July 16th, 2017 - 4:31pm

    Hmmmmmm…… speechless. Not sure in what way!!

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    • The Outcast

      July 16th, 2017 - 4:33pm

      Same.

    • prototype dalek

      July 16th, 2017 - 4:35pm

      First thing that came in to my mind was PC

    • Pats86

      July 16th, 2017 - 6:08pm

      Peter Capaldi?

    • prototype dalek

      July 16th, 2017 - 6:41pm

      Yeah, will miss him being the Doctor.

    • pats86

      July 16th, 2017 - 6:49pm

      Me too.

  • Doctor Stu

    July 16th, 2017 - 4:30pm

    This is going to shake things up and separate the fans from the people who are terrified of a woman Doctor

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  • The Temporal Jelly Baby

    July 16th, 2017 - 4:29pm

    Great! I look forward to seeing her in action and wish her all the best in the role.

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  • Weeping Angel

    July 16th, 2017 - 4:29pm

    To be honest, I dont think a female doctor will work

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  • tom

    July 16th, 2017 - 4:29pm

    OMG!!!! Who saw that coming!!!

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  • prototype dalek

    July 16th, 2017 - 4:28pm

    Did not see that coming. personally, Really not keen

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