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Doctor Who writer protested against ‘problematic’ casting of black actor as Victorian soldier

The Telegraph, 11th June 2017

Co-bylined with Camilla Turner

The writer of Doctor Who has revealed how he protested against the “colour blind” casting of a black actor as a Victorian soldier in the BBC show.

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Moffat doesn’t think he’ll write any more Doctor Who: “This is probably it for me”

Radio Times, 17th November 2016

He’s headed up the Doctor Who creative team since taking over from Russell T Davies in 2010, but when lead writer Steven Moffat departs the show after series 10 next spring, he reckons it will be for good.

Speaking to students at the Oxford Union last week, Moffat said, “I think as much as I hate to concede it and I’d like to have Russell write for me, this is probably it for me – once I’m done, I’m done.” Continue reading Moffat doesn’t think he’ll write any more Doctor Who: “This is probably it for me”