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Steven Moffat

Screenwriter & Executive Producer
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After six seasons as lead writer and executive producer of Dr Who, the Christmas episode will be Steven’s last on the show. He is also co-creator/writer/exec producer, with Mark Gatiss, of multi award winning Sherlock. He began screenwriting with the much-loved teen drama series Press Gang, of which he wrote all 43 episodes across 5 series. He went on to create and write three sitcoms: Coupling, Chalk and Joking Apart. Other credits include his series Jekyll and the feature film Tintin (dir. Steven Spielberg).

Among his many awards Steven has three BAFTAs: for his Doctor Who episode ‘Blink’ in 2008, for Sherlock (‘His Last Vow’) in 2012 and the BAFTA Special Award in 2012. He has also won two EMMYs with Sherlock: ‘Outstanding Writing for a Mini-Series’ in 2012 for ‘His Last Vow’, and ‘Outstanding Television Movie’ in 2016 for ‘The Abominable Bride’. In 2015 he was awarded OBE for services to Television.

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