Another returning ‘Doctor Who’ writer confirmed for Season 10

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Being Human creator Toby Whithouse has announced that he will be writing an episode for the new season of Doctor Who.

Previously confirmed writers for Season 10 include Mark Gatiss, Frank Cottrell-Boyce, Sarah Dollard, Jamie Mathieson, Rona Munro and Mike Bartlett.

Showrunner Steven Moffat previously revealed that he expects to write four of the season’s twelve episodes, leaving only one writer yet to be announced (our bet is on Peter Harness).

Whithouse tweeted this morning: “I’m writing an ep of the new series of Doctor Who. Steven [Moffat] says so in this month’s [Doctor Who Magazine]. So if it was a secret he’s only got himself to blame.”

Doctor Who 9 3 Under the Lake

The episode will be Whithouse’s seventh for Doctor Who, following ‘School Reunion’ (2006), ‘The Vampires of Venice’ (2010), ‘The God Complex’ (2011), ‘A Town Called Mercy’ (2012) and last year’s two-part story, ‘Under the Lake’ and ‘Before the Flood’.

Buy the complete Season 9 box set on DVD on Amazon here.

Buy the complete Season 9 box set on Blu-ray on Amazon here.

Whithouse also tweeted today that his episode will be Episode 8 in the new season’s running order.

Doctor Who Before the Flood

Steven Moffat’s final season of Doctor Who has been filming in Cardiff since June and will begin airing on BBC One in April 2017.

Here’s everything we know so far about Season 10.

Doctor Who returns later this month with ‘The Return Of Doctor Mysterio’ at 5.45pm on Christmas Day on BBC One.

Pre-order ‘The Return of Doctor Mysterio’ on DVD on Amazon here.

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