Doctor Who Series 11 featurette: Chris Chibnall on the new Doctor

Doctor Who showrunner Chris Chibnall talks reinventing the show for Series 11

Showrunner Chris Chibnall, star Jodie Whittaker and more talk about reinventing Doctor Who for Series 11 in this new featurette.

Announced directors for Doctor Who Series 11 include Sallie Aprahamian (Extremely DangerousThe Sins), Jamie Childs (the director behind Whittaker’s casting reveal), Jennifer Perrott (award-winning short film The Ravens), and Mark Tonderai (a director with a whole load of genre experience, including episodes of LuciferGothamBlack Lightning and Nightflyers, and House At The End Of The Street).

Confirmed writers include Malorie Blackman (the author of the Noughts And Crosses series), Ed Hime (Skins), Vinay Patel (Murdered By My Father), Pete McTighe (original writer of Australian prison drama Wentworth), and Joy Wilkinson (The Life And Adventures Of Nick Nickleby). For more information about each of the writers and directors, read the full BBC press release. Series 11 stars Jodie Whittaker as the Doctor, and Bradley Walsh, Tosin Cole and Mandip Gill as her companions.

Doctor Who Series 11 will premiere on BBC One on 7 October. Get all the latest sci-fi news with every issue of SciFiNow.