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Female writers confirmed for Doctor Who Series 11

The head of BBC drama, Piers Wenger, has confirmed that ‘a number’ of scripts for the upcoming eleventh series of Doctor Who have been written by women. The news came in response to an open letter to TV drama executives from over 70 female TV writers critical of the lack of opportunities available for them…

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BBC Drama’s Piers Wenger: Whittaker’s Doctor will be ‘unexpected’ and ‘iconic’

The controller of BBC drama, Piers Wenger, has been talking about the decision to cast Jodie Whittaker as the Thirteenth Doctor. Speaking at this year’s Edinburgh International Television Festival, Wenger, who was previously an executive producer on Doctor Who between 2010-2011, said: “[Showrunner] Chris [Chibnall] has a very very clear sense of where he wants to take the show…

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