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Published on June 10th, 2010 | by Christian Cawley

Gaiman Script – Episode 3?

Neil Gaiman - fantasy author, Doctor Who writerFantasy writer and 2011 Doctor Who script writer Neil Gaiman has revealed that his episode of the next series will appear early in the series run.

Following months of rumours, the man behind modern fantasy classics such as Stardust and Neverwhere was finally confirmed as a writer on the next series of Doctor Who back in February.

Speaking on Twitter, Gaiman revealed:

“I think I’ll finish this draft of DR WHO (New season 6 episode 3) tonight. A day ahead of schedule. Heavy lifting, but it’s faster & better!”

Despite throwing himself into the episode, Gaiman later Tweeted:

“Not going to do a final readthrough tonight, as I have a 1 hour Twitter Interview tomorrow at 4 UK time @waterstones. for info”

Should be interesting if they get a deluge of Doctor Who-related questions…


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A long-term Doctor Who fan, Christian grew up watching the show and has early memories of the Graham Williams era. His favourite stories are Inferno, The Seeds of Doom and Human Nature (although The Empty Child, Blink and Utopia all come close). When he’s not bossing around the news team, Christian is a freelance writer specialising in mobile technology and domestic computing, and enjoys classic rock, cooking and spending time in the countryside with his wife and young children. You can find him on Twitter, Facebook and Google+.

One Response to Gaiman Script – Episode 3?

  1. avatar Paul Cavanagh says:

    What is this DR WHO of which he speaks? Tis of little significance really, it’s brilliant that we’re being treated to an episode penned by such a craftsman. Hasn’t this series flown by? Here we are discussing the next series already. Bring it on!

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