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Now Doctor Who’s other executive producer is quitting too

It really is going to be all change following the Doctor Who Christmas special this year. We already know, of course, that it’s the episode where Peter Capaldi exits the show. It’s also the last Doctor Who story for current lead writer and executive producer Steven Moffat, whose 12 year association with the programme will … >

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Russell T Davies regrets ending ‘The Sarah Jane Adventures’

The Sarah Jane Adventures producer Brian Minchin has revealed that creator Russell T Davies now regrets ending the series. Featuring former Doctor Who actress Elisabeth Sladen reprising her role as companion Sarah Jane Smith, The Sarah Jane Adventures launched with a 60-minute special in January 2007. Buy the complete Sarah Jane Adventures box set on Amazon here. Filming on three … >

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‘Doctor Who’ execs offer their advice on writing

The executive producers of Doctor Who have given their expert advice on effective writing. Aside from his work on Doctor Who, 53-year-old Scottish writer Steven Moffat is best known as the co-creator of BBC One’s hit Sherlock. His other popular credits include Coupling, Chalk and Jekyll, as well as co-writing Steven Spielberg’s The Adventures of … >

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‘Doctor Who’ exec promises ‘new sides’ to Missy in Season 9

Doctor Who‘s executive producer has revealed that fans will learn more about Missy’s history with the Doctor in the new season. Missy will return in Season 9’s two-part opener, ‘The Magician’s Apprentice’ and ‘The Witch’s Familiar’. Speaking to SFX in the magazine’s new issue (on sale now), Brian Minchin teased: “Missy is brilliant, and having … >

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New ‘Doctor Who’ exec says Series 8 has ‘real heart and humour’

Doctor Who executive producer Brian Minchin has promised a wider variety of stories in Series 8. Speaking to CultBox at the show’s studios in Cardiff, he explained that this year’s continuous run of 12 episodes allows for “more variety” and “some quieter ‘Blink’-like episodes.” The exec also hinted that the new series has “real heart … >

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