Former Doctor Who executive and creator of Torchwood Russell T Davies has been the subject of much media frenzy in Wales over the past few weeks after returning suntanned from the beaches of California buzzing with ideas from his office in California.
(Online home for many Welsh newspaper articles) www.thisissouthwales.co.uk seem to have been on the writer’s trail since he returned, and recently asked him what he thought of the news that Manic Street Preachers bassist was developing a Doctor Who script.
He said: “I had not heard about Nicky Wire writing an episode of Doctor Who until recently, but it’s such a good idea.
“Nicky’s a great guy and I’d love to see an episode of the timelord where he would meet up with Dylan Thomas.
“Obviously, the Doctor would have to make sure he did not get involved in any drinking competitions with Dylan Thomas, but the idea would make great TV.”
As far as we’re aware, there is nothing official in Wire’s script – he’s only doing it for fun. Until he gets that phonecall, of course…