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2017 continued production on Doctor Who series 10, from 2016. Filming on block five (including Extremis and The Pyramid at the End of the World) resumed on 3 January 2017, and filming on the entire series, barring the Christmas special, was concluded on 7 April, just eight days before The Pilot aired.

Jodie Whittaker was announced as the Thirteenth Doctor on 16 July.

On 19 July, Whittaker recorded her debut scene from the television story Twice Upon a Time. (DWM 516)

Pre-production for Doctor Who series 11 began in late October.

Finally, in November, filming on series 11 began with Jamie Childs' block. This was the first production block starring Jodie Whittaker as the Thirteenth Doctor.

Principal photography continued into 2018, beginning in South Africa, with director Mark Tonderai.

Among other events in 2017, important to DWU production, were:

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