"It's tremendously good fun and a treat for my children," he said.
"These days the things you can watch together as a family are much fewer," he explained of his decision to step on board the Tardis, "so when you get something like Doctor Who or the X Factor, it is such a pleasure to sit down as a family".
Curtis also revealed he was fascinated by time travel and was currently working on a low budget film about the subject.
"Maybe it's a desire to get out of being old. Sometimes you do just love the idea that you could go back in time and change things."
Tuesday, September 8, 2009
Richard Curtis To Write For 'Doctor Who'
Screenwriter and film director Richard Curtis will pen an episode of the new series of Doctor Who. The Blackadder creator told The Sun newspaper that his children were fans of the show: