Former Doctor Who showrunner Chris Chibnall reveals Jodie Whittaker’s final season came very close to being cancelled by BBC. Whittaker made history in 2017 when she became the first woman to portray the Doctor following Peter Capaldi’s run. She portrayed the 13th Doctor from season 11 to season 13, before making her final appearance in the Doctor Who special “The Power of the Doctor.” Like many actors who portrayed the Doctor before her, she followed the three-season rule – but she came very close to having her stint cut short.
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Author: Rachel Ulatowski