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prom­ises it will be big­ger and bolder than ever be­fore.

So how were Whit­taker’s nerves when she first ar­rived on set?

“It’s al­ways ter­ri­fy­ing to do your first ever take,” says the 36-year-old, whose pre­vi­ous TV roles in­clude the lead in BBC hit Trust Me, cos­tume drama Tess of the D’Ur­bervilles and an episode of Net­flix’s Black Mir­ror.

“My first ever take on Broad­church was a track­ing wide, that ended up in track­ing close-ups of be­ing told, in our sit­ting room, that Danny La­timer had been killed.

“That is an amaz­ing learn­ing ex­pe­ri­ence for any ac­tor to be put through, to be thrown in. When it’s

course, with the right teacher, even the most baf­fling sub­ject can sud­denly be­come as clear as day. Over the years, flame-haired num­bers wiz Han­nah Fry has done a fine job of in­tro­duc­ing the is­sue to peo­ple who used to spend more time think­ing about pies than pi. In the first of the new run, she looks at whether maths was in­vented or dis­cov­ered, and ex­am­ines rules found in na­ture, from flower petals to a virus struc­ture.

THURS­DAY Eat Well for Less? (BBC1, 8pm)

Gregg Wal­lace and Chris Bavin travel to Co Down in North­ern Ire­land to help the McKinstry fam­ily lower their food bill while eat­ing health­ier. Videog­ra­pher Gary and teacher Louise reg­u­larly buy ready meals

Bradley Walsh as Gra­ham, Mandip Gill as Yaz, Jodie Whit­taker as the 13th in­car­na­tion of The Doc­tor and Tosin Cole as Ryan

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