Steven Moffat: A Doctor Who Star Trek crossover? I’d do it in a shot!

Will the TV franchises be following in the footsteps of the comic book crossover? Looks like the ball’s in Star Trek’s court...

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Remember the comic book series in which the 11th Doctor teams up with Captain Jean-Luc Picard of the starship Enterprise? You don’t? Then your sci-fi geek levels may still be within safe levels… 

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Either way, the question on at least one fan’s lips during this afternoon’s Radio Times-sponsored Steven Moffat event at the Cheltenham Literature Festival was: could it happen in real life? And by real life we of course mean, on TV…

“Star Trek and Doctor Who together? It would be brilliant fun,” admitted Moffat “but I can’t imagine us little lot in our leaky shed in Wales and a mighty [Hollywood] studio – can you imagine the meetings alone?!

“I’d do it – I can’t imagine they would. I can’t imagine they would do it, because they’re too protective. I would do it in a shot – of course I would!”

So that’s one side of the equation emphatically on board – work starts now on signing up JJ Abrams for next year’s Radio Times session…


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