Fantasy author Neil Gaiman (who previously wrote The Doctor's Wife), wrote episode twelve.Luther creator Neil Cross made his Doctor Who debut with episode seven, as well as writing episode nine. Debut of the Eleventh Doctor's new TARDIS console room.This was the last full series with Matt Smith's Doctor.
These are: Colm Mc Carthy, Jamie Payne, Mat King and Stephen Woolfenden, who directed episodes six, nine, ten and twelve respectively. Reappearance of the Daleks, including cameos of older models from the classic series. David Tennant, unusual amongst other Doctors, began and ended on special episodes, not regular ones.Thus, his series actually begin in 2005, 20 — not 2006, 20 as is commonly thought.The 77-minute episode shows the last day of the Time War, in which the War Doctor (John Hurt) chooses to kill both Daleks and his own race of Time Lords to end the destructive conflict, paralleling this with a present-day choice by paramilitary organisation UNIT to destroy London rather than allow an alien invasion.Chris Chibnall and Toby Whithouse, who had both written episodes for multiple previous series of Doctor Who, returned to contribute scripts for the Autumn run.Chibnall wrote episodes two and four, while Whithouse wrote episode three.With a new companion, and an anniversary year starting, Doctor Who gained a new title sequence, the Doctor gained a wholly new outfit, a new TARDIS interior, and a new mystery: who is this impossible girl, he meets again and again?