The clip, aired on BBC One, revealed the Broadchurch actress, 35, as both the 13th individual and first ever female to play the iconic role.On the BBC's Facebook page it has been watched almost 10m times, and it has been since a whopping 2.5 million views on Twitter - with the clip itself has been retweeted by 73,000 people.They want a David Tennant type.'News of Kris' possible casting comes just days after Jodie was confirmed as the first female Time Lord on Sunday, after the Wimbledon Men's Singles Final.
The 44-year-old Death In Paradise star was previously in the lead for the role before viewers were delighted to hear of the arrival of the first ever female lead.
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I can't wait.' Capaldi praised the decision to choose Ms Whittaker and said: 'Anyone who has seen Jodie Whittaker's work will know that she is a wonderful actress of great individuality and charm.'She has above all the huge heart to play this most special part.
She's going to be a fantastic Doctor.' Charlotte Moore, Director of BBC Content said: 'Making history is what Doctor Who is all about and Chris Chibnall's bold new take on the next Time Lord is exactly that.
Jodie is an in-demand, funny, inspiring, super-smart force of nature and will bring loads of wit, strength and warmth to the role.