Doctor Who returns early 2020 with Jodie Whittaker

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    Jodie Whittaker is returning as the Thirteenth Doctor in early 2020 on the BBC, the new season comes with new writers and directors.

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    The next series of Doctor Who is set to welcome an exciting host of new directors and both new and returning writers, and it’s set for early 2020 release.

    Three new writers have jumped on board the TARDIS for series 12: Nina Metivier, Maxine Alderton and Charlene James.

    Also making their debut in 2020 are four new directors ready to travel through space and time: Nida Manzoor, Emma Sullivan, Jamie Magnus Stone and Lee Haven Jones.

    In addition to the newbies, three writers from series 11 are returning also: Vinay Patel (Demons Of The Punjab), Ed Hime (It Takes You Away), and Pete McTighe (Kerblam!).

    Chris Chibnall, Showrunner, says: “We’re thrilled that Doctor Who continues to attract some of the most the most exciting and dynamic talent working in television. Along with our returning faces, we’re excited to welcome new members to the Doctor Who family.

    “The Doctor Who team is crammed with British television’s brightest writers and directors: We’ve adored working with them, and can’t wait to show you the explosive stuff they’ve created!”

    Mandip Gill, Bradley Walsh and Tosin Cole are all reprising their roles alongside an exciting host of soon to be announced guest artists.

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