Published on August 20th, 2013 | by Christian Cawley
Neil Gaiman Wants to Write for Capaldi!
Speaking to Doctor Who Online, Gaiman revealed first and foremost that he would like to write another episode, and that although he may not have a contribution until Series 9, he hasn’t gone away.
Absolutely, I don’t want to be coy!
They would like to have me [and] I would like to do more. The only problem I’m having right now is the time that I probably would’ve spent writing a Doctor Who script this year suddenly got eaten by going on [a book] tour.
I would love to write an episode for season 8, it may well be that I’m over in season 9, but I promise I haven’t gone away.
Most crucially, however, is his enthusiasm for the new Doctor, something we at Kasterborous reckon is shared by many other show writers, past, present and future.
The idea of writing for Peter Capaldi’s Doctor is one that I find so thrilling and exciting.
Incidentally, you can catch Neil chatting to broadcaster Stuart Maconie on the Radcliffe and Maconie show on BBC Radio 6 Music on Friday from 1pm.
Head to Doctor Who Online’s YouTube page to watch the full interview, in which Gaiman is promoting his new book, The Ocean at the End of the Lane.