Ncuti Gatwa will star as Doctor

The BBC has named Ncuti Gatwa as Doctor Who’s Fourteenth Doctor. Gatwa will take over the role in 2023

Ncuti Gatwa

Whittaker made history as the first woman to appear as the Doctor when the BBC cast her for the role in 2017. In line with the series’ tradition,

Doctor Who’s debut in 1963

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Gatwa will be the first Black man to play the Doctor, a role that has been passed around to different actors since Doctor Who’s debut in 1963.

Gatwa's Eric stands out from the ensemble cast with a fully realized personality and inner life.

"Sometimes talent walks through the door and it's so bright and bold and brilliant, I just stand back in awe and thank my lucky stars,"