Doctor Who showrunner Steven Moffat has been speaking to Doctor Who Magazine — issue 511, out April 6, 2017 — and gives the lowdown on the writers for the forthcoming episodes.
Check out what Steven had to say about the writing team and their episodes below. Doctor Who Series 10 airs from April 15, 2017. Episodes 1, 6, 11 and 12 are written by Steven Moffat.
“There are some amazing ideas in this show, and some truly horrifying ones.”
“Regency era, a frozen Thames, possibly an elephant!”
“Mike was talking about the way oorboards creak – because, you see, he’s discovered the terrible truth…”
“… one of my favourite episodes ever. I think you’re going to love this one. Clever and creepy, classic and brand new, this one’s got it all though.”
“Basically, he wanted to find quick and efficient ways of wiping out all life on Earth. … the terrors of the modern world are never far away when Peter is in control of the TARDIS.”
“… hand on my heart, this is his best one.”
The episode features an Ice Warrior hive on Mars with “lots and lots” of Ice Warriors and “some Victorian soldiers.”
“I was properly surprised when she was happy to come in for a meeting, and I adored the script that came out of it. But I don’t think I really understood how wrong I’d got her, until I saw her wandering around the studio, taking selfies with Daleks, Weeping Angels, and the TARDIS. You see that Rona Munro, of international renown? She’s a Doctor Who fan, she is.”