Jodie Whittaker debuts as `Doctor Who`

ANI | Updated: Dec 26, 2017 11:56 IST

Washington D.C. [USA], Dec 26 (ANI): Jodie Whittaker has made her first appearance as the 13th doctor in the 'Doctor Who' Christmas special episode.

In the festive episode, titled Twice Upon a Time, Whittaker has made history as the first woman to ever play the iconic time-traveling character.

She has taken the baton from actor Peter Capaldi, who played the 12th Doctor for four years.

The 35-year-old was chosen to play the Thirteenth Doctor by new showrunner Chris Chibnall, who took over the series after the departure of Steven Moffat.