The primary school that trained new Doctor Ncuti Gatwa said it was “incredibly proud” of the achievement.
atwa was announced as the successor to Jodie Whittaker in Tardis on Sunday.
The Rwandan-born Scotsman, who was educated in Fife and Edinburgh before attending the Royal Conservatoire in Glasgow, will become the character’s 14th incarnation.
We are thrilled and incredibly proud to have Ncuti take the helm of The Tardis, one of the most beloved roles on British televisionProfessor Jeffrey Sharkey
He will also be the fourth Scot to take up the post, after Sylvester McCoy, David Tennant, another Conservatory graduate, and Peter Capaldi.
Professor Jeffrey Sharkey, Director of the Conservatory, said: “We are thrilled and incredibly proud to have Ncuti take the helm of Tardis, one of the most popular roles on British television.
“He’s going to be such a brilliant role model and it’s great to see him following in the footsteps of the famous Dr. Who kicks.”
The 29-year-old was also congratulated by Scotland’s Culture Minister Angus Robertson, who said on Twitter: “Congratulations to Ncuti Gatwa on becoming the new Dr. Who has become.
“Great to see the success of this young Scottish acting talent and graduate of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.”
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