Emily Cook

Emily Cook appears on BBC Breakfast Show

The Department of English Language and Linguistics Alumna Emily Cook, a graduate with a BA (Hons) English Language and Linguistics and MA in Linguistics, and journalist and features editor for Doctor Who Magazine, featured on BBC Radio’s Chris Evans’ Radio 2 Breakfast Show this week in a conversation about the brand new Doctor Who series which will start in October. Emily, who spent time on the set of the new series, spoke to Chris about some of the exciting details regarding the new series, including interviewing the stars, and attending the preview premier of the first episode in Sheffield on Monday night.

Emily enthused about the new series, commenting that Jodie Whittaker embodies all the qualities a good ‘Doctor’ should have. She also discussed how it is the perfect time for new viewers to engage with Doctor Who.

Speaking to Chris Evans, Emily explained how studying the English Language & Linguistics modules such as ‘Writing in the Media’ helped her in the development of her career, and emphasised the important role it has played in securing her ‘dream job’.

To listen to the full interview, please see here: