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Doctor Who: Moffat On Smith and Tennant’s Working Relationship

The Tenth and Eleventh Doctors unite for the first time in the 50th anniversary special, The Day of the Doctor, and Steven Moffat has revealed that David Tennant and Matt Smith were forming a plan to co-star in more episodes.

Moffat said to the Radio Times:

“They got on like a couple of old women. They just say in the corner and gossiped the entire time. By the end of it, Matt told me that he’d worked out this plan that they’d both continue in Doctor Who: do five individual episodes each and three together – would that be OK? It was a nice plan. I think if I’d said yes they’d have gone for it.”

“The double act between them is sublime. It’s one of those happy accidents – there’s no reason why they should be, but they are absolutely adorable and hilarious together.”

“David and Matt, I think… were both quite apprehensive of the other. David’s continued to watch Doctor Who like the sad old fan he is and so as far as he’s concerned Matt’s the Doctor. And of course for Matt, you don’t believe yourself you’re the Doctor, you just think David’s the Doctor. So they were both slightly nervous and slightly apprehensive.”

The Day of the Doctor airs on Saturday 23rd November on TV and in cinemas worldwide.

[Source: Radio Times]