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BBC writer: Brexit voters delayed woman Doctor Who

4 December 2017

10:15 AM

4 December 2017

10:15 AM

Nowadays Brexit is blamed for a lot of things – in fact when good news does occur it’s often accompanied by the phrase ‘despite Brexit’. But up until now Mr S didn’t realise the dark force of Brexit had spread to a different time continuum. Steven Moffat, the creative force behind Doctor Who, has revealed the reason that it is only now a female has been cast as a Time Lord: Brexit voters.

Asked why he never cast a woman as the Doctor, Moffat tells the Radio Times that he had to be mindful of viewers who voted for Brexit:

‘This isn’t a show exclusively for progressive liberals; this is also for people who voted Brexit. That’s not me politically at all — but we have to keep everyone on board.’

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