Peter Capaldi has been announced as the new Doctor Who, the 12th actor to take up the coveted TV role.
Fans eagerly awaited the news, which was broadcast during a special live show on the BBC.
Capaldi will replace actor Matt Smith, making who announced in June that he was leaving the sci-fi show later this year.
The Doctor has been battling his various alien enemies, including Cybermen and Daleks, since its British TV debut in 1963.
The show went off air in 1989 and was revived in 2005 when Christopher Eccleston took on the role.
David Tennant then starred for three seasons before Smith took over in 2010.