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Female Time Lord revealed in new Dr Who trailer

17 July 2017

The lead role in British sci-fi television series "Doctor Who" will be played by a woman for the first time in its more than 50-year history, the BBC said on Sunday. Britain's public broadcaster said 35-year-old British actress Jodie Whittaker will play the 13th Doctor. The news was announced in a one-minute video clip broadcast on television.