Digital Spy have been granted time with The Grand Moff himself recently, and in a feature they call Wholapalooza (…) they feature this week a snippet of their interview with the Doctor Who chief writer himself, Steven Moffat.
Kicking off with the first appearance of Matt Smith’s Eleventh Doctor, Digital Spy quiz the Executive Producer on how long it took to write.
Matt’s first scene? you mean the one that appeared in The End of Time? oh I think it took me about ten minutes if that…!
Russell [T Davies] sent me the rest of the script…I just added on some fun banter for Matt!
A lesser man might have said “I’ll write it”. Russell said “no, you must write it”
Moffat was also asked if he “obsessed” over writing those few lines – chances are he probably felt at the time that he did, but things have since changed…
There are plenty of things for me to obsess over in Doctor Who, plenty more difficult things to worry about, trust me!