Doctor Who spin-off for teens announced
1 October 2015
From the section Entertainment & Arts
The current series of Doctor Who has seen a drop in viewing figures since it launched last month
Doctor Who is to be given a teenage makeover, with a new spin-off series aimed at young adults.
The series, Class, will mark the TV screenwriting debut of author Patrick Ness, best known for his award-winning book A Monster Calls.
As the title suggests, the eight 45-minute episodes will be set in a school in contemporary London.
Ness said he was “thrilled to be entering the Doctor Who universe”. The show will air on BBC Three in 2016.
“I’m astounded and thrilled to be entering the Doctor Who universe, which is as vast as time and space itself,” said Ness, whose books include the Chaos Walking trilogy.
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Source:: BBC Entertainment