First woman to be the Doctor!
She's Beth Latimar on Broadchurch, where she has impressed me a lot.
"Jodie Whittaker is Doctor Who’s Thirteenth Doctor:
First female actor to play the iconic role," by Chaim Gartenberg at The Verge
"Jodie Whittaker is the first female Doctor Who and will replace Peter Capaldi for series 11" by Morgan Jeffery at Digital Spy
And thanks to nialla42 on LJ for the link to this piece by Assassin at SpoilerTV, including 13 questions with Whittaker
I'm not ready to lose Capaldi, but this softens the blow a bit!