60 years and 14 Doctors: how Doctor Who has changed with the times – and Ncuti Gatwa’s casting is the natural next step

Wed, 1 Jun 2022 05:51:59 +1000

Andrew Pam <xanni [at] glasswings.com.au>

Andrew Pam

"The BBC’s announcement that the Rwandan-Scottish actor Ncuti Gatwa will play
Doctor Who from 2023 is making global headlines.

Even people who don’t watch the show have been taking to social media to
comment about Gatwa’s casting. The announcement makes his the 14th casting of
the show’s lead actor, the 13th to be male and the first ever to be a person of

Despite a few of the usual gloomy voices, there is genuine excitement among
both fans and casual viewers, proving that his casting means the 14th Doctor
and the show’s 60th year look to be special."

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               *** Xanni ***
mailto:xanni@xanadu.net               Andrew Pam
http://xanadu.com.au/                 Chief Scientist, Xanadu
https://glasswings.com.au/            Partner, Glass Wings
https://sericyb.com.au/               Manager, Serious Cybernetics

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