Newswire: Veep’s Armando Iannucci might write for Doctor Who

As reported by The Guardian (via Entertainment Weekly), Veep creator Armando Iannucci has apparently been campaigning for a chance to write an episode of Doctor Who. The people who make Doctor Who have even met with Iannucci and are open to letting him take a crack at coming up with new mean things for The Doctor to say to Clara. Apparently, the only issue is that Iannucci hasn’t been able to fit it into his schedule, with him saying, “In our conversations there was an idea we had, but it may be a wee while yet before we get round to working out what it would be.” Also, in case everything about that quote doesn’t make it obvious, Iannucci is from the United Kingdom, so it’s not all that surprising that he has a fondness for that old man and his flying space box—even though some …

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