Ncuti Gatwa, the Scottish actor who stars in ‘Sex Education’, will be the first actor of African descent, who will play ‘Doctor Who’, a series produced by Russell T. Davies, who is also the main screenwriter.
It was the BBC television itself, who was responsible for breaking the news and who fired Jodie Whittaker, who is the thirteenth to play this important role that has captivated television for 13 seasons.
As Ncuti remembers he played Eric Effiong in the Netflix series Sex Education, he will take over in the last episode, whose chapter will be the 300th episode in the history of the series.
“There are no words to describe how I am feeling. It’s a mix of being deeply honored, extremely excited, and obviously a little scared.”, explained the actor as part of the announcement.
“This role and show means so much to so many people around the world, including myself, and each of my incredibly talented predecessors has handled this unique responsibility and privilege with the utmost respect. I’ll do my best to do the same”, he added.