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There is a new Doctor Who, and it is “Sex Education” star Ncuti Gatwa.

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The BBC confirmed Gatwa’s new role on Sunday. He will replace Jodie Whittaker, who has played the time-traveling Time Lord since 2017.

Gatwa, 29, will be the 14th Time Lord to zip through time and space in the iconic television series, and the first Black to play the lead role, according to the BBC.

“Doctor Who” debuted in 1963 and ran for 26 seasons, according to IMDb.com. The series rebooted in 2005.

Gatwa, who lives in Scotland, was born in Rwanda and broke out in Netflix comedy “Sex Education,” where he plays Eric Effiong, Variety reported.

In a statement, Gatwa said that he was “deeply honored, beyond excited and of course a little bit scared.”

“This role and show means so much to so many around the world, including myself, and each one of my incredibly talented predecessors has handled that unique responsibility and privilege with the utmost care,” Gatwa said. “I will endeavor my upmost to do the same.”

Production on the new season of “Doctor Who” begins later this year, Variety reported.