So Steven Moffat Did Say Something About An Eleven Doctor Anniversary Special After All?

Take this how you will but I was feeling rather sceptical about a Steven Moffat quote in The Daily Mirror until I saw an independent Doctor Who blogger back it up. That’s not how old and new media are supposed to relate, is it?

Here’s the key bit of Doctor Who Online‘s report:

Speaking at the recent BBC Drama Commissions event, and subsequently quoted by The Mirror newspaper, Moffat had the following to say regarding plans for the special:

“Getting the other Doctors involved would be very fitting for the anniversary episode, wouldn’t it?”

Initially The Mirror newspaper failed to state the source of the quote, but DWO today got confirmation that it was indeed at the BBC Drama Commissions event.

So, why did Moffat say this? It’s hard to imagine he’d want to set up disappointment by teasing an Eleven Doctors story and then not following through.

The quote could be out of context, though. For all we know, the next words out his mouth were:

But we can’t do that, sadly. Luckily there are lots of other ideas that would equally suitable.

– just for example.

But what does “getting the other Doctors involved” actually mean? It doesn’t have to mean they’d all appear on screen – but again, would Moffat risk the anticlimax?

All Eleven Doctors! In voice only! Some in silhouette! And Eleven different Tardises! That’ll do, won’t it? No?

Bleeding Cool is fully confident that David Tennant will be making an appearance during the anniversary shows, in some way or another. We assume that he’ll be reprising the role of the Tenth Doctor. Beyond that? Just guess work.

But if Moffat did make this new comment, and I feel pretty sure that he did, then I think we can pretty safely assume – and for the first time, by my reckoning – that there really is a full-set Multi Doctor story coming.

Production on the 50th anniversary special starts in April.

An Honest Trailer For A Teaser Trailer - Batman Vs. Superman: Rush To Justice League

Late: Sabrina, Marvel Collectors Corps And Powers

disney-infinity-600x379

Rumour: Disney Infinity 3.0 Leak Claims Tron, Mulan And Inside Out Characters Coming

BOD_GEOMANCER_001_COVER_SAUVAGE

Valiant's Retailer Incentive Companion Series - Book Of Death: Legends Of The Geomancer

Did John Wesley Shipp Leak The Name Of The Flash / Arrow Spinoff

Checking In On Is She Available? By Igor Goldkind

Phil Spencer

Xbox Head Says E3 Presentation Will Be More About 1st Parties This Year

ben-affleck-bat-man-superman

NBA Star Gets Sneak Peek At New Batmobile

Revolution-Characte1233482

NBC's Revolution Concludes As DC Digital Comic #RelocateRevolution

twitter-pic_reasonably_small

GM Jordan's QV Universe Comics Being Pitched - Sony Leaks....