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Published on January 31st, 2011 | by Christian Cawley

Davies on Wire

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…

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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+.




2 Responses to Davies on Wire

  1. avatar Bow Ties Are Cool says:

    Err… are we sure about this guys? That doesn’t sound like RTD at all. Remember that RTD was also ‘quoted’ in those Johnny Depp/Who Movie articles last year.


  2. @Bow Ties Are Cool – very interesting point. Reading it back it is a little odd isn’t it? Perhaps dropping a line to ben.wright@swwmedia.co.uk who is listed at the foot of the article would reveal more…?

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