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Doctor Who: Toby Whithouse responds to showrunner rumours

Could Toby Whithouse be the next Doctor Who showrunner? “No-one has asked me, no-one has approached me,” he has said…

There’s no indication that Steven Moffat will be leaving Doctor Who any time soon. He’s signed in at least until the end of series 10, and recently it’s been suggested that series 10 might not land until 2017. Naturally, though, these facts haven’t slowed down speculation of who the next showrunner should be.

On a lot of people’s wishlists would be Toby Whithouse, the Being Human, No Angels and The Game creator who has had a decent road-testing in Who writing over the last few years. He wrote Sarah Jane’s comeback adventure School Reunion for David Tennant’s Doctor, and The Vampires Of Venice, The God Complex and A Town Called Mercy for Matt Smith’s incarnation. This year, he has penned a two-parter for Peter Capaldi’s Time Lord,

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