Jodie Whittaker, one of the stars of new showrunner Chris Chibnall’s highly-acclaimed drama Broadchurch, has just been confirmed as the latest incarnation of the world famous time traveller.

Jodie, who played the mother of murdered schoolboy Danny Latimer, has previous sci-fi experience having appeared in cult sci-fi film Attack The Block (which also featured John Boyega in a starring role) and an episode of Black Mirror.