The British actor, who has played the Time Lord since Peter Capaldi stepped down, will return for at least one more series following the conclusion of the twelfth, which is currently airing.
Whittaker’s portrayal of the Doctor has been praised by fans ever since she made her full series debut in 2018.
It seems the actor is just as big a fan of the show as its viewers are. She told Entertainment Weekly: “I’m doing another season. That might be a massive exclusive that I’m not supposed to say, but it’s unhelpful for me to say [I don’t know] because it would be a massive lie.”
It’s unknown if any of her fellow cast members, including Tosin Cole, Mandip Gill and Bradley Walsh, will be joining her.
She added: “I absolutely adore [being in the show]. At some point, these shoes are going to be handed on, but it’s not yet. I’m clinging on tight.”
Doctor Who continues Sundays on BBC One.
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