Doctor Who: Caroline Skinner steps down as Executive Producer
Doctor Who boss Caroline Skinner is moving on from the BBC show at the end of the current series...
After twenty episodes with the very capable Caroline Skinner at the helm, Doctor Who is soon to be one Executive Producer short. Skinner, who took on the role in time for the 2011 Christmas Special, The Doctor, The Widow, and the Wardrobe, is returning to BBC Drama Production after the end of Doctor Who's seventh series.
Skinner's role for the soon-to-be-filmed 50th anniversary episode will be undertaken by the Head of Drama at BBC Wales, Faith Penhale. Here's what the out-going Executive Producer had to say on her departure:
"It has been an honour to have been a part of Doctor Who, and a privilege to have worked with Steven Moffat and Matt Smith on this extraordinary show. I have hugely enjoyed my time in BBC Wales and would like to thank Faith Penhale, and our wonderful production team for their unending commitment and brilliance. I will miss them all enormously, but I'm leaving Doctor Who in fine form, with the new series starting at Easter and the fantastic plans for the 50th Anniversary already underway. I am delighted to be now returning to BBC Drama Production in London as an executive producer, and the new opportunities and projects that will bring."
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