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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