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Vincent’s Genesis

Richard Curtis, writer of such films as Notting Hill and Love, Actually, has commented on the script that he has written for his Doctor Who episode Vincent and the Doctor. Curtis, co-creator of Blackadder, recalled the genesis of his episode during a special screening of it at the BFI Southbank. “I came up with the…

The Joy of Who

Richard Curtis has told BBC Newsbeat about the joy of working on Doctor Who. The rom-com genius behind Love, Actually, Four Weddings and a Funeral and one of the scriptwriters of Bridget Jones’s Diary said how relaxed he felt taking on the daunting mantle of writer on one the BBC’s flagship shows. “I just love…

Curtis – “An Honour”

Doctor Who scriptwriter Richard Curtis has revealed that he would be honoured to write another episode of the series – if he had the right idea. Speaking in Doctor Who Magazine, Curtis said: “If I ever have an idea that I think would be suitable and best done in Doctor Who again, of course, it would…

Vincent and the Doctor Trailer

Doctor Who continues this week with an episode by the highly regarded Richard Curtis – Vincent and the Doctor has been the focus of a lot of press attention this week, thanks to Curtis’ previous successes such as Blackadder and The Vicar of Dibley, not to mention his movies. Along these much loved BBC comedies,…

Vincent’s Gallery

Thanks to the BBC, we have a selection of images from the next episode of Doctor Who, Vincent and the Doctor! Starring Matt Smith and Karen Gillan as the Doctor and Amy, the episode also stars Tony Curran as Vincent van Gogh, the remarkable artist who lived his life in poverty and depression, and Bill…

Vincent and the Doctor Preview

Doctor Who continues this Saturday night with Tony Curran and Bill Nighy guesting in Vincent and the Doctor… Terror lurks in the cornfields of Provence, but only a sad and lonely painter can see it, as the time-travelling drama continues with an episode written by Richard Curtis. Amy Pond finds herself shoulder to shoulder with…

Richard Curtis on Doctor Who

The new Radio Times – on sale today – features an interview with Vincent and the Doctor writer Richard Curtis, whom they describe as “King of RomComs” following his success with films such as Four Weddings and a Funeral and Love Actually.   According to Richard Curtis, Doctor Who is the Hamlet of the television…

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