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'Drag Racing' Champ Jinx Monsoon Joins 'Doctor Who' In Lead Role

From drag racing to outer space (sort of).

Jinkx Monsoon, actress, singer and two-time RuPaul’s Drag Race winner

, will star in the next series of Doctor Who role, join Ncuti Gatwa as new The Time Lord and Millie Gibson as new mate Ruby Sunday.

“I’m honored, thrilled, and super excited to be joining Doctor Who 2023,” said Monsoon, who became a fan Favorite Drag Race , was crowned “Queen of Queens” in the show’s first All-Star season, competing against previous winners. “Russell T Davies is a visionary and talented writer – I can’t wait to dive in with him and the crew! I wish there was room in the TARDIS for my luggage.”

Monsoon joins Doctor Who after her sold out Broadway show, in Chicago. Her Broadway run was a historic moment for the LGBTQ community, as Monsoon became the first drag queen to play the role, breaking box office records during her eight-week run.

“In a galaxy of comets and supernovas, the biggest stars ever popped up,” says showrunner Davies as he returns to Doctor Who ) After rebooting the cult series in 60. “Jinkx Monsoon is colliding with the TARDIS and Doctor Who will never be the same again!”

Doctor Who Returns November2005 A three-part special starring David Tennant as the Doctor, Coincides with anniversary. Tennant and Catherine Tate will reprise their roles for the 60 anniversary of the series and the BBC has confirmed they will appear in three special episodes.




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