The 13th Doctor Who has finally been revealed - and it's a woman

She is the first female to have landed the iconic role

The 13th Doctor Who has finally been revealed - and it's a woman

Jodie Whittaker has been named as the 13th doctor in Dr Who.

The announcement came after Roger Federer won the Wimbledon men's final, and Jodie will replace the current doctor, Peter Capaldi.

Peter, who replaced Matt Smith in the role in 2013, will relinquish the role after this year’s Christmas special.

The news was announced on Twitter.

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Other actors who have played the role of the doctor include William Hartnell (1963-66); Patrick Troughton (1966-69); Jon Pertwee (1970-74); Tom Baker (1974-81); Peter Davison (1982-84); Colin Baker (1984-86); Sylvester McCoy (1987-89); Paul McGann (1996); Christopher Eccleston; (2005); David Tennant (2005-2010); and Matt Smith (2010-2013).


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