“We live in a time where, I think, the noise from everything is, ‘Opinion is fact.’ The Doctor is incredibly present and even with hindsight has an extraordinary ability to not pre-empt and to be changed, and I think that’s quite a handy lesson.”
Jodie then spoke about how frightened she was to accept the part, but how The Doctor really embodies an aspect of her.
“When you first get the part it’s terrifying because you think, ‘How am I going to play all of this history? How am I going to play this role?’ But, actually, really, it’s as close to me in a way that I’ve felt for a long time to something.”
They’re not alike because they both live in a phone box, nor does she always carry a screwdriver around with her.