Russell T Davies has passed on some Doctor Who news from his friends working on the show in Cardiff, saying there’s a “real buzz” about the new series starring Jodie Whittaker.
Since Doctor Who’s rebirth in 2005, Cardiff has been the hub for the show’s adventures in space and time.
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Speaking to Matt Baker and Alex Jones on The One Show on Tuesday night, former Doctor Who showrunner Davies said: “Down in the Cardiff there’s a real buzz about it. People I know working on the show keep saying, ‘It’s brilliant, it’s brilliant, it’s brilliant.’”
On Jodie Whittaker’s casting as the first female Doctor, Davies added: “Science fiction is interested in the future. This is the future: get left behind or join in, that’s what I say.”
Doctor Who will return to BBC1 this autumn. Meanwhile, Davies is preparing for his latest series, A Very English Scandal starring Hugh Grant and Ben Whishaw, beginning Sunday 20th May at 9pm on BBC1.