The director-general has confirmed that while the gender of the Time Lord may have changed, the salary will stay the same.When the BBC on Wednesday revealed the wages of its top earners, the broadcaster came under instant fire for sexism, with the figures showing a major disparity between the wages of its male and female employees.
Many of Thursday's front pages in the U.K. were dedicated to the fact that former Top Gear host and Radio2 DJ Chris Evans earned some $2.9 million in 2016, almost five times more than the highest paid female, Strictly Come Dancing presenter Claudia Winkleman.
Coming just three days after the BBC announced its new Doctor Who, curious eyes then turned to the famed Time Lord's remuneration. Would Jodie Whittaker receive the same financial rewards for taking control of the Tardis as outgoing Doctor Peter Capaldi?
As it turns out, she will. The Hollywood Reporter