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Doctor Who Series 12 writers and directors announced

Doctor Who Series 12 writers and directors

It’s that time again, when filming has finished and we start to get information to whet our appetite for the upcoming new series. The BBC have revealed that Series 12 will begin on New Year’s Day in the first part of a two part story, with part 2 airing just a few days later on…

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Fan Favourite Doctor Who Writers Bowing Out for Series 11

Mark Gatiss and Sarah Dollard, who have written some of the most memorable episodes of Doctor Who since its 2005 reboot say they won’t be writing episodes for series 11. Whittaker’s Doctor will likely have her adventures written by an all new staff of writers. At least for now… Gatiss is known for having written…

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Toby Whithouse appears in Doctor Who Christmas trailer

There has been a lot of talk about Doctor Who writer Mark Gatiss appearing in the Christmas special this year. However, he isn’t the only writer to have added himself into the episode. Mark Gatiss has written himself into 5 episodes and plays 4 different characters in Doctor Who. Seeing the popular writer in one…

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Joss Whedon Would Write For A Female Doctor

Acclaimed director Joss Whedon – best known for the recent Marvel Avengers films – was recently asked by a fan during a Q&A session at Nerd HQ 2016 whether he would consider writing an episode of Doctor Who. His answer was: “I’m not sure… I’d have to do a lot of research. Like watch 40…

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Doctor Who: Moffat Reveals Series 10 Will Have Two New Writers

At a London screening on Wednesday night of this year’s Christmas special, The Husbands of River Song, showrunner Steven Moffat dropped hints about what we might expect from series 10, saying, “We’re already moving [on Series 10] – we’ve had meetings today with two writers who’ve never written Doctor Who before. If I told you…

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Doctor Who: Mark Gatiss Discusses Episode 9

In an interview with ABCRadioNational, Mark Gatiss discussed his current projects, including series 9 of Doctor Who. He spoke about the episode he wrote for the series, which will be the ninth episode and Doctor Who’s first-ever found-footage episode. Gatiss said of the difficulties of this new format: “Well I’ve had this story in my…

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Toby Whithouse Talks Doctor Who Showrunner Rumours

One of the most common questions asked by Doctor Who fans is: “Who will take over as showrunner when Steven Moffat steps down?” Toby Whithouse is often cited as the best choice. Whithouse created the BBC Three series Being Human, and has written several episodes of Doctor Who: “School Reunion,” “The Vampires of Venice,” “The…

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Mark Gatiss Confirmed As a Writer for Series 9

Mark Gatiss, a regular writer for the series, has been confirmed as writing another episode for Capaldi’s Doctor, which will feature in Series 9. In an interview with the Telegraph, Gatiss revealed: “I’m in the midst of that right now – I broke off to come here today, in fact, but I’m hoping to finish…

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Frank Cottrell Boyce To Write For Series 8

Award-winning children’s writer – and writer for the 2012 Olympics opening ceremony – Frank Cottrell Boyce has been confirmed to be writing an episode for Doctor Who, thus completing the line up of series 8 writers. The episode will feature a number of child actors, including Harley Bird (the voice of Peppa Pig), Abigail Eames…

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