Lots To Look Forward To!

Lots To Look Forward To!

Lots To Look Forward To!
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What a week! It began with news that Doctor Who had been nominated in the Drama category of 2010's National Television Awards with David Tennant up there for Drama Performance for his portrayal of the Doctor.

There was also confirmation that the award-winning Murray Gold will be staying with Doctor Who to compose music for the 2010 series. He's also revealed he has begun work on a new version of the theme tune and away from the TARDIS Murray's many fans will be delighted to hear he's composing a musical for BBC Radio 3.

There was more information about the new series with details emerging about who would be writing episodes for the Eleventh Doctor. Executive Producer and Lead Writer Steven Moffat will be penning six episodes whilst Chris Chibnall (42, Torchwood) is writing two. We'll see the return of Mark Gatiss (The Unquiet Dead, The Idiot's Lantern), Toby Whithouse (School Reunion) and Gareth Roberts (Attack of the Graske, The Shakespeare Code and The Unicorn and the Wasp) who are all writing one episode. (Don't forget, you can play Gareth's Attack of the Graske by following the link on the right).

There's more exciting news with confirmation that Simon Nye and Richard Curtis are contributing their first Doctor Who scripts. Simon's previous credits include Men Behaving Badly and Hardware, both of which he created. Richard Curtis is best known for writing hit movies such as Four Weddings and a Funeral, Notting Hill and Love, Actually. His television credits include Mr Bean, The Vicar of Dibley and the Black Adder series.

We also saw a new image of the Eleventh Doctor released (available on this site - just follow the link on the right) and saving the best til last - filming re-commenced on the new series! Hurray! We can't wait!

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