While many were blown away by the reveal, and by Martin’s casting as the first black actor to play the Doctor, some were upset about the flagrant retconning of established canon. Stepping forward to defend showrunner Chris Chibnall’s decision, though, is Steven Moffat, his predecessor in the job. While speaking to Radio Times, Moffat put forward his argument that Doctor Who canon should be re-modeled now and again.
“I think there’s two things about canon. You