Regenerated : Discussing the New Doctor Who

North 230

Sunday May 26, 2019 - 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Viewers of the world-renowned BBC Sci-Fi thrill-ride Doctor Who are quite accustomed to the face of the franchise changing at regular intervals. Concurrently, the eleventh series was awash in change, with the Thirteenth Doctor, portrayed by Jodie Whittaker, being the first female to tackle the role, and a new creative team taking over the story-telling duties for the series’ adventures in space and time. This panel will delve into the developments of the eleventh series, discuss Whittaker’s trailblazing take on the Gallifreyan guru, and explore her place in the pantheon of actors assaying the role.