Steven Moffat

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Steven Moffat wrote the children’s comedy television series Press Gang (1989 – 1993) and the sitcoms Joking Apart (1993 – 1995), Chalk (1997) and Coupling (2000 – 2004).

Moffat wrote three episodes of the Dawn French dark comedy anthology series Murder Most Horrid (1991 – 1999): “Overkill” (1994), “Dying Live” (1996) and “Elvis, Jesus and Zack” (1999).

In 1999 he wrote Doctor Who and the Curse of Fatal Death for Comic Relief.

During Russell T. Davis run of Doctor Who Moffat wrote:

The Empty Child” / “The Doctor Dances” (2005)
The Girl in the Fireplace” (2006)
Blink” (2007)
Time Crash” (Children in Need mini-episode, 2007)
Silence in the Library” / “Forest of the Dead” (2008)
”The End of Time” (2010) (final scene, uncredited)

Since taking over as showrunner he has written

In 2007 he adapted Robert Louis Stevenson‘s gothic novel Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr Hyde (1886) as a six part BBC series Jekyll.

He co-wrote The Adventures of Tintin (2011) for Steven Spielberg, a project he left to take over as Doctor Who showrunner, since when he has written:

The Eleventh Hour” (2010)”The Beast Below” (2010) “The Time of Angels” / “Flesh and Stone” (2010) “The Pandorica Opens” / “The Big Bang” (2010)
A Christmas Carol” (2010)
“Space” / “Time” (Comic Relief mini-episodes, 2011)
The Impossible Astronaut” / “Day of the Moon” (2011)
A Good Man Goes to War” / “Let’s Kill Hitler” (2011)
The Wedding of River Song” (2011)
The Doctor, the Widow and the Wardrobe” (2011)
Asylum of the Daleks” (2012)
The Angels Take Manhattan” (2012)

Steven Moffat co-created Sherlock (2010 – Present) with Mark Gatiss, a contemporary retelling of Arthur Conan Doyle‘s Sherlock Holmes stories.


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