VIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer for DOCTOR WHO Season 11 Starring Jodie Whittaker
The official trailer for BBC's DOCTOR WHO season 11 starring Jodie Whittaker has arrived. Watch the new trailer below!
Jodie Whittaker recently made her debut in the famed role as Doctor Who. BBC's Science fiction series is yet to see a women in the role. Whittaker is best know for her role as Beth Latimer on "Broadchurch." Whittaker's stage credits include roles at Shakespeare Globe and Trafalgar Studios. She was most recently seen in the title role of Antigone at the National Theatre.
Doctor Who is a long running British sci-fi series produced by the BBC since 1963. The show depicts the adventures of a Time Lord called "The Doctor", an extraterrestrial being from the war-torn planet of Gallifrey. He explores the universe in a time-traveling space ship called the TARDIS (Time and Relative Dimension in Space. Its exterior appears as a blue British police box. Accompanied by a number of companions, the Doctor combats a variety of foes, while working to save civilizations and help people in need.
The series began in 1963 and ran through 1996. It was then rebooted in 2005 with great success. Previous actors who have played the Doctor in the current reboot include: Christopher Eccleston, David Tennant, Matt Smith, and Peter Capaldi. Whittaker is the first female to play the iconic role.