Doctor Who reveals award-winning Netflix star as new Doctor

Ncuti Gatwa, best known for appearing in the popular Netflix show Sex Education, will take over the role of the Doctor in the beloved British sci-fi television series Doctor Who. 

As confirmed by the BBC itself, Gatwa becomes the first Black man to portray the Time Lord in its 59-year history as well as one of the youngest at only 29 years of age. He will join up with returning showrunner Russell T Davies for the newest season of Doctor Who in 2023.