Jodie Whittaker will play the 13th incarnation of the Doctor on the BBC's sci-fi series Doctor Who.

The new Doctor's identity was revealed Sunday. This is the first time the character will be played by a woman.

The BBC on Sunday released a minute-long video of a cloaked figure walking through a forest towards the Doctor's signature blue telephone box spaceship, the Tardis.

At the last moment, the person takes down its hood to reveal the smiling actress.

The video was captioned, "Meet the Thirteenth Doctor."

The "Broadchurch" actress is replacing Peter Capaldi, who is leaving the show after three seasons.