Published: Tue, October 09, 2018
Culture&Arts | By Dora Pope

Jodie Whittaker Debuts As First Doctor Who Barbie Doll

Jodie Whittaker Debuts As First Doctor Who Barbie Doll

With the dawning of a new era of Doctor Who, we've been given a premiere episode that had a lot of emotional weight to it. Jodie Whittaker was convincing as the Doctor from minute one, new showrunner Chris Chibnall has slightly remixed the look and pace of the show, and I absolutely loved Segun Akinola's new score (I'll always have a soft spot for Murray Gold, but he'd gotten a bit same-y). It would be an understatement to say that viewers enjoyed the new iteration of the Doctor.

The highly anticipated and ridiculously controversial 11th season of Doctor Who has landed, and it's great. "Because she's THE DOCTOR".

Viewing figures for last year's Doctor Who were the lowest since the programme returned to screens in 2005, averaging 5.5 million.

When Yasmin refers to her as "madam", Whittaker's Doctor ask: "Why are you calling me madam?"

Doctor Who director Jamie Childs and producer Matt Strevens give us the behind-the-scenes scoop on how they filmed Jodie Whittaker's first Doctor Who episode, The Woman Who Fell to Earth.

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If the show carries on in this vein, it's going to be one hell of a season.

It's About Time: And, of course, there's the much-heralded new Doctor (the first woman to play the role), who makes a stellar impression with her first full-length adventure.

Jodie Whittaker's numbers are bigger from the outside. He also mentioned that he feels like Steven Moffat's solo-Doctor episodes set a high bar for that sort of character study - such as Heaven's End, featuring Peter Capaldi. Even with the premiere's extended runtime, the chase to prevent Tim from hunting down an unsuspecting human for his bounty takes a backseat to developing the Doctor and her three co-leads.

If you're a fan of the show already, it's got everything you'd expect.

The first episode of a new Doctor is often some of the best in the entire show - the newborn Doctor is less sure of themselves, recovering from dying and being reborn, usually clothed in the burnt and tattered clothes of their previous incarnation.

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