It's the pop music/sci-fi crossover that you didn't expect: Not content with featuring Australian pop goddess Kylie Minogue in a Christmas episode, Doctor Who may soon be written by one of the British group Manic Street Preachers. Told you you didn't expect it.
The Manics' Nicky Wire admitted on their website that he's writing a spec script for the next season of the long-running British SF show:
On a completely different tip, I’ve been trying to write a script for Doctor Who called Do Not Go Gently. The idea is centred around Dylan Thomas’ last days in New York. Of course it’s going to have a massive fucking monster in it too.