The Thirteenth Doctor has landed in Sheffield this evening for the red carpet premiere of Doctor Who Series 11.
In attendance for the premiere of the new season of Doctor Who were the Doctor herself Jodie Whittaker, as well as new companions Tosin Cole, Mandip Gill, and Bradley Walsh, plus incoming head writer Chris Chibnall.
In a fun twist, the BBC have issued photos of Jodie Whittaker in costume as the Doctor at the event. But not alone. Instead she’s flanked by twelve cosplayers to present thirteen Thirteenth Doctors!
For those with an interest in cosplay, Blogtor Who’s eagle eyes can give you a little hint. The Doctor’s doubles appear to be dressed in the new range of Doctor Who coats and t-shirts from official licensee Her Universe. You can judge their quality for yourself, here on show next to the real thing!
Jodie Whittaker’s Thirteenth Doctor is almost here! Doctor Who prepares to return to our screens and finally reveal Series 11’s tightly guarded secrets
The highly-anticipated event unveils the newly regenerated Doctor as she meets new friends who join her in a new set of adventures. Details of the series have been kept strictly under wraps. But we can tell you that there will be laughs, adventure and a Doctor recovering from regeneration sickness. Some things never change, do they?
Blogtor Who is in attendance for this special screening of Doctor Who: The Woman Who Fell to Earth and will have news and insight from the press launch here on this site this evening.
But it’s not just the great and the good and the press in Sheffield today. The BBC held a lottery to offer fans the chance to be on the red carpet and meet the Doctor and her new best friends in person.
Doctor Who returns to BBC One on Sunday, the 7th of October with The Woman Who Fell to Earth by Chris Chibnall. Series 11 stars Jodie Whittaker (The Doctor), Mandip Gill (Yasmin Khan), Bradley Walsh (Graham O’Brien) and Tosin Close (Ryan Sinclair). Transmission time to be confirmed.