Doctor Who fans abuzz as Steven Moffat talks Time Lords and Sherlock at London Comic Con 2014

Doctor Who showrunner reflects on the upcoming series 8 with fans at London’s Earls Court


Doctor Who showrunner Steven Moffat has got the fans talking at this weekend’s London Film and Comic Con event.


Appearing alongside actress Jenna Coleman, who plays the Doctor’s companion Clara in the drama, Moffat was able to give fans a little more of the flavour of the new series in which Peter Capaldi makes his debut. One noted:

As well as his appearance alongside Coleman, Moffat also participated in a Sherlock panel alongside colleague Mark Gatiss and the drama’s producer Sue Vertue.

Here he apparently ruled out for good the possibility of a Sherlock/Doctor Who crossover because of the obvious fact that the character played by Benedict Cumberbatch is fictional:

But what he reportedly does have is a picture of the Sherlock stars in costume…inside the Tardis:

Another snippet of gossip about Doctor Who concerned the previous occupant of the Tardis:

Another fan was content simply to post this picture:

A host of other speakers due at this weekend’s event include John Hurt, Paul McGann, Bernard Cribbins, Jemma Redgrave and Sarah Parish.


Doctor Who returns on Saturday August 23 in feature length episode Deep Breath, with fans having a chance to be the first to catch new Doctor Peter Capaldi’s debut in a Cardiff premiere on August 7.