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Pearl Mackie to Star in BBC’s ‘Doctor Who’

Image: © BBC / Ray Burmiston

During half time of the FA Cup Semi-Final match on BBC One last Saturday, it was announced that Britain’s favorite time-traveling alien will have a new companion.

Pearl Mackie will be the new female lead of the BBC’s ‘Doctor Who’ alongside the twelfth iteration of the Doctor, played by Peter Capaldi.

The announcement was made via a short clip, which you can watch here:

Fans took to Twitter to express their feelings and congratulate Pearl Mackie:

Sci Fi Correspondent Tyler Hill piloting the TARDIS Image: Tyler Hill

 

 

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