Right this moment it was introduced that Scots actor Ncuti Gatwa would be the subsequent Physician Who and the information was welcomed by many.
Ncuti will turn into the 14th Time Lord after Jodie Whittaker introduced final July she will probably be leaving the long-lasting position.
The 29-year-old discovered fame enjoying Eric Effiong in Netflix’s Intercourse Training.
In an announcement, Ncuti mentioned: “There aren’t fairly the phrases to explain how I’m feeling. A mixture of deeply honoured, past excited and naturally slightly bit scared.
“This position and present means a lot to so many world wide, together with myself, and every considered one of my extremely gifted predecessors has dealt with that distinctive duty and privilege with the utmost care.
“I’ll endeavour my upmost to do the identical.
“Russell T Davies is sort of as iconic because the Physician himself and having the ability to work with him is a dream come true.
“The complete workforce have been so welcoming and really give their hearts to the present. And in order a lot because it’s daunting, I’m conscious I’m becoming a member of a extremely supportive household. In contrast to the Physician, I’ll solely have one coronary heart however I’m giving all of it to this present.”
And lots of fellow Scots celebs have reacted to the information, expressing their sheer delight on-line.
A Place within the Solar host Jean Johansson took to Twitter, she mentioned: “The brand new @bbcdoctorwho is an African Scot! I’m bursting with satisfaction and pleasure for Ncuti Gatwa. Sensible casting alternative.”
My Mad Fats Diary star Sharon Rooney additionally shared the BBC’s tweet, writing: “Yessss he’s!”
Actress Karen Gillan tweeted: “Now we have a brand new physician!!!!!”
Georgia Tennant, David Tennant’s spouse who additionally performed Jenny in Physician Who tweeted: “Hi there Dad.”
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