"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.
Meghan Markle Is Part of a New Cookbook Project
Doria Ragland popped up in London to help her daughter mark the launch of the new cookbook " Together: Our Community Kitchen". ITV's royal editor Chris Ship was at the event and said the Doria introduced herself by saying: "I'm Meg's mum".
Horning in on territory that Jimmy Kimmel's been claiming for half a decade, Stylist Magazine had the actress read the mean, sexist tweets about her casting - and she takes them to task.
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.