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Jodie Whittaker demanded same pay as Peter Capaldi for Doctor Who role

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 23: Jodie Whittaker attends the National Television Awards 2018 at The O2 Arena on January 23, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Dave J Hogan/Dave J Hogan/Getty Images)

Jodie Whittaker confirmed her support for equal pay (Picture: Getty Images)

Jodie Whittaker has confirmed that she demanded the same salary given to Peter Capaldi for starring in Doctor Who – as she talked up the topic of equal pay for women.

The actress made her debut as the first female Time Lord in the show’s Christmas special, as Capaldi regenerated at the very end of the episode.

And speaking backstage at the National Television Awards – after her other… Read the full story