A New Poster Depicts ‘Sex Education’ Star Ncuti Gatwa as Doctor Who and Fans Can’t Stop Gushing Over It

Published 07/19/2023, 7:00 AM EDT

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Eric Effiong’s time traveling, universe cavorting extravaganza is on! From Netflix’s Sex Education to Greta Gerwig’s Barbie, and now BBC’s decades-old time converge- the 30-year-old Rwandan-Scottish actor has certainly pulled a Millie Bobby Brown, and fans find it “dope.” Right from the titillating world of Sex Education, Eric Effiong aka Ncuti Gatwa is graduating to the fantastic realm of Doctor Who.

Almost a year ago, Twittteratis had a peak fan moment when rumors already announced him as the brand new Doctor in the British Television series. And now that he is actually reprising the role, fans cannot contain their excitement.


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While Gatwa’s Eric had a lively disposition about himself, his 2000-year-old mysterious time-traveling, universe-jumping doctor is just another level. He will apparently be playing the fifteenth doctor in the 26-season plus series. And even though Gatwa will make his big screen debut as the time-traveling geek somewhere in 2024, people already got to see his first look in classic 80s attire.


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Now, just as the hype was beginning to settle, Twitteratis have yet another reason to be excited about his casting. The very first Doctor Who poster featuring Ncuti Gatwa is here, and it certainly is a jaw-on-the-floor moment!

Fans are going gaga over the brand new Doctor Who poster featuring the Sex Education alum as the new doctor

Well, who knew Mooredale’s Eric Effiong will grow up to become BBC’s Great Exterminator? Yes. The Sex Education alum is climbing the ladder to the hallways of Hollywood.

While some call him “GOAT,” others say they are “about to start getting the girls together for a doctor who watch party.”

Meanwhile, another fan excitedly comments in caps that they will be tuned in it.

Another fan notably claims that Gatwa will be the “hottest doctor ever.”

While others say he looks just “perfect” in the new avatar, some fans claim that they have “won.”

Furthermore, some also praise Gatwa’s outfit. 

Moreover, some also state that even though they have never watched a single episode of the BBC Series, they will watch it just to see Ncuti Gatwa in action. Meanwhile, others say that they cannot wait as “he’s gonna eat this role up.”


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Some also say he will Slay as the new Doctor.


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Are you also excited for the Sex Education alum to take up his next big role? Do let us know in the comments below.



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