"I'm the Doctor", she says in the new trailer, who shows her waving a new version of her character's iconic sonic screwdriver.
The new Doctor Who shows us the best man for the job can definitely be a woman. That particular trailer arrived in "big reveal" format, which seemed appropriate, given that Whittaker is the first female Doctor, and fan anticipation is high. "When people need help, I never refuse". Between Whittaker and new showrunner Chris Chibnall (Broadchurch), I can't wait to see what tone the new season strikes.
The trailer also shows Whittaker wearing a striking pair of steampunk-style goggles, which could become her Doctor's signature affectation - much like Tom Baker's famous scarf, or Matt Smith's bow-tie.
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The season kicks off with The Woman Who Fell to Earth on Sunday October 7 (time TBC), where Ryan Sinclair, Yasmin Khan and Graham O'Brien are about to have their lives changed forever as a mysterious woman, unable to remember her own name, falls from the night sky.
As the drop date approaches, the BBC has released a new trailer.
"It's about time." That's the tagline for the new season of Doctor Who.