‘Doctor Who’ Series 8 won’t be split, confirms Moffat

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Doctor Who showrunner Steven Moffat announced today that next year’s series will air as a continuous run.

Speaking at the BFI’s Eleventh Doctor celebration event in London this afternoon, attended by CultBox, Moffat confirmed explicitly: “There’ll be no split.”

Series 6 was split between the spring and autumn of 2011, while Series 7 was split between 2012 and 2013.

The writer revealed: “I’ve got the whole [of Series 8] in my head right now.”

Series 8 begins filming later this month and is expected to start airing on BBC One in August 2014.

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