Tilda Swinton is fervently to venture into the shoes of the Time Lord when Peter Capaldi bows out of Doctor Who for good.
The Oscar-winning star would assume control over the part from withdrawing on-screen actor Peter Capaldi, who as of late reported he is venturing down from the arrangement this year in the wake of entering the Tardis in 2013. Ladbrokes has said Swinton, 56, has been the concentration of a "tremendous bet" from punters, with her chances now at 7/2 after at first having entered the market at 10/1. Different names in the running incorporate Death In Paradise's Kris Marshall at 4/1, Broadchurch's Olivia Colman at 5/1 and Maxine Peake, best known for Dinnerladies and Shameless, at 8/1. The quantity of wagers being put on female stars highlights the requiring the main female Doctor when the character recovers at the end of the day.
Ladbrokes spokeswoman Jessica Bridge said: “Whovian punters are becoming increasingly convinced the next Doctor will be female, and fingers are currently pointing towards Swinton.”
Michelle Gomez, who plays Missy in the show, Captain America star Hayley Atwell and Sherlock actress Amanda Abbington are other female contenders who fans would like to see in the role.
The BBC science fiction outspoken executive producer Steven Moffat beforehand recommended that the Doctor could, eventually, be a lady.
Steven said: “I think the next time might be a female Doctor. I don’t see why not.”
Capaldi's last execution as the Doctor will be in the Christmas 2017 special episode.