Thirteen doctors are set to resign. Today, the BBC reported that Jodie Whittaker, which went on to become the first female lead in Doctor Who in 2017, concludes his run at the show in 2022. Showrunner Chris Chibnall is also leaving.
“My heart is so full of love for this show, the team that does it, the fans who watch it and what it has brought into my life.” Whittaker said in a statement. “And I can’t thank Chris enough for believing his incredible stories to me. We knew we wanted to ride this wave side by side and pass the stick together. So here we are, weeks away from wrapping up the best job I’ve ever had. I don’t think I’ll ever be able to express , what this role has given me. I will carry my doctor and what I have learned forever. “
Nevertheless, much remains to be done under Whittaker’s leadership Dr. Who in stock every now and then. With SDCC revealed that the exhibition’s delayed Series 13 would tell one story; it is expected to debut later this year, although an exact date is yet to come. In addition, two specialties are planned for 2022, and the BBC said today that the broadcaster “has now asked thirteen doctors for the final additional feature adventure to form a trio of special offerings for 2022 before the doctor is renewed. Once again.”
Now comes one of the most interesting parts Dr. Who fan: speculate who will take next.