Jodie Whittaker: 'Women aren't a genre, we're just the other half of the population'

The time has come for The Doctor to be played by a woman – and no-one is happier about it than Jodie Whittaker. She tells Georgia Humphreys about the responsibility of playing the Time Lord, and being part of a moment of change

Jodie Whittaker as The Doctor in Doctor Who, the first woman to take on the role since the cult BBC sci-fi series first aired in 1963
WHEN Jodie Whittaker watched TV shows as she was growing up, the people saving the day didn't look like her. They were "white guys, running around, doing really cool stuff", while the wo[...]

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