Toby Hadoke’s Who’s Round has now reached episode 232. As a Christmas treat it has a really honest and informative interview with Steven Moffat. In the interview, he discusses how he got the idea for the recent Christmas special Twice Upon A Time. It actually came to him from a Comic-Con panel question.
One of the most interesting elements of the interview concerns Steven Moffat’s feelings about showrunning Doctor Who. How he feels about writing his last episode, leaving the show and what plans he had when he began showrunning. He mentions how he was just going to write Doctor Who, traveling about in a blue box. He says it was producer Piers Wenger who wanted to make a statement and push that it was more like a fairytale. Moffat explains that you can see aspects of the fairytale throughout ALL Doctor Who.
They go on to discuss the casting of a female Doctor, social media, politics, Cybermen, which episodes didn’t work and which are his favourites.
It has been the highlight of the festive period for myself. The interview is very informative with loads of detail on Moffat’s era of Doctor Who. Including how he feels about his time on the show and more. All of it is explored in great depth, and it seems that Moffat is very open and honest to the questions now he isn’t concerned with promoting the new series.
You can listen to or download the interview here, and I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.
Steven Moffat nominates Parkinson’s Charities to donate to as that’s what he lost his Mum to. These include Parkinson’s UK Research, The Michael J Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research
To listen to any of the other 231 interview podcasts that Toby has carried out so far in this entertaining range, simply visit the Toby Hadoke’s Who’s Round pages – where there’s a complete list of guests – to get any of them as free downloads!