Series 8: Episode 4 & 5 Writers Confirmed

doctor-who-journey-to-the-centre-of-the-tardis-promo-pics-(16)The latest issue of Doctor Who Magazine has confirmed the writers for Block Two of Series 8.

First up, Steve Thompson will be returning once again. Thompson’s latest episode will be the fifth of the run and guest stars Jonathan Bailey and Pippa Bennett-Warner.

Thompson has written two Doctor Who episodes so far – Series 6′s divisive The Curse of the Black Spot and Series 7’s Journey to the Centre of the TARDIS.

The mag also confirms that episode 4 is written by Steven Moffat. Both episodes are directed by Douglas Mackinnon.

Block One, comprising Episodes 1 and 2, has now been completed. Shooting on Block Two began on Monday 17 February.

[Thanks to David.]