More writers have been added to the roster for Doctor Who Series 8 and it’s two new names to the show – Peter Harness and Jamie Mathieson. The former’s previous work includes Wallander, Frankie Howerd: Rather You Than Me and Case Histories. Speaking on Twitter this morning Harness said he was, “Extremely excited and privileged” to be writing for Doctor Who adding, “This is the fulfilment of a lifelong ambition which I have held all my life.”
Doctor Who Magazine has today also confirmed that Jamie Mathieson (Frequently Asked Questions About Time Travel) is also writing for Doctor Who Series 8.
Peter and Jamie, both lifelong Who fans, join Steven Moffat, Gareth Roberts, Phil Ford, Mark Gatiss and Steve Thompson as writers announced so far for Peter Capaldi’s first series in the TARDIS.