Ncuti Gatwa, star of the wildly popular Netflix series Sex Education is to become the new Doctor Who, taking over from the current Doctor, Jodie Whittaker.
Ncuti Gatwa will make history as the first black actor to play the iconic role full time, Jo Martin had previously made a guest apperance in the role back in 2020. Commenting on landing the job, Ncuti Gatwa said: “There aren’t quite the words to describe how I’m feeling. A mix of deeply honoured, beyond excited and of course a little bit scared. This role and show means so much to so many around the world, including myself, and each one of my incredibly talented predecessors has handled that unique responsibility and privilege with the utmost care”.
He will takeover from Jodie Whittaker officially in July, and will become the 14th Doctor.