13 Questions for the Thirteenth Doctor
<div class=”component prose”><strong>We interviewed Jodie Whittaker about taking on the role of the Doctor…</strong><br /> <br /><strong>1) What does it feel like to be the Thirteenth Doctor?</strong><br />It’s very nerve-racking, as it’s been so secret! 2) Why did you want the role?
To be asked to play the ultimate character, to get to play pretend in the truest form: this is why I wanted to be an actor in the first place. To be able to play someone who is literally reinvented on screen, with all the freedoms that brings: what an unbelievable opportunity. And added to that, to be the first woman in that role. 3) Has it been hard to keep the secret?
Yes. Very hard! I’ve told a lot of lies! I’ve embroiled myself in a whole world of lies which is going to come back at me when this is announced! 4) Who was the first person you told when you got the role?
My husband. Because I was allowed to! 5) Did you have a codename and if so what was it?
In my home, and with my agent, it was The Clooney. Because to me and my husband, George is an iconic guy. And we thought: