Doctor Who: Steven Moffat confirms he's planning series 8

News Louisa Mellor 21 Feb 2013 - 12:45

The current Doctor Who showrunner is going nowhere, as Steven Moffat confirms he's started to plan series eight...

We'll keep this short and sweet. Ed Stradling, Doctor Who and documentary powerhouse, interviewed Steven Moffat at the Gallifrey One 2013 convention in LA this weekend.

The fourteen-minute chat took in the return of old foes and fan favourites, the logistics of making the fiftieth anniversary episode in 3D, how keen Moffat is for Russell T. Davies to guest-write an episode, how long Matt Smith will stay in the role ("Forever, for the rest of time"), the showrunner's least and most favourite self-penned episodes, and why The Big Bang was given that title.

During the interview, Moffat confirmed that he'd "just starting planning the next series", meaning we shouldn't expect another showrunner changeover in the near future. 

Oh, and look out for a Twitter question supplied by our very own James Peaty at around eight minutes in...

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