“When asked at the Edinburgh International Television Festival who [Steven Moffat or Peter Capaldi] knew the show more, Moffat was quick to claim the title:
Let it be understood that in a face-off, in a head to head, he’s nowhere bloody close. I’m ahead on knowledge, I am.
You know that conversation about Mondasian Cybermen? I keep shouting at him ‘the ones with the metal faces WERE ALSO FROM
MONDAS!’ So you now know what an artistic conversation between the
showrunner and actors sounds like.
He at a certain point thought it would be great to go have some kind of
life, dash around Glasgow being handsome and dating women. I thought ‘pfft! Hell with that. I’m gonna collect Doctor Who trading cards, and not make eye contact with anybody. And I was right, because I outrank him.”
– Radio Times, 29 August 2015