Exclusive: Peter Harness on which classic ‘Doctor Who’ monsters he wants to return

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Doctor Who writer Peter Harness has revealed which classic monsters he’d like to bring back in a future story.

The Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell writer has penned a two-part story for the new season of Doctor Who, featuring the return of the Zygons.

Speaking exclusively to CultBox to promote the release of Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell on DVD and Blu-ray, Harness told us: “I’d love to do something with the Mara and/or the Krynoids.”

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He also teased: “And I have an idea for bringing something/one else back which I’m not going to tell you in case I’m allowed to. Cause I wouldn’t want to spoil the surprise.”

The Wallander writer added: “And Meglos, of course. He/she/it is long overdue a comeback. Meglos the floppy cactus.”

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> Read our full interview with Peter Harness.

Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell is out now on DVD and Blu-ray.

> Order the DVD on Amazon.

> Order the Blu-ray on Amazon.

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Season 9 has been filming in Cardiff since January and will begin on BBC One in September.

> Here’s everything we know about Season 9 so far.

Which classic Doctor Who monsters would like to return? Let us know below…