Gareth Roberts, writer for Doctor Who, known for his stories featuring James Corden's character Craig Owens, has confirmed he is currently working on a script(s) for Peter Capaldi's debut series as the Twelfth Doctor.
The recent news was found and confirmed in Cardiff student lifestyle magazine 'Quench'. In issue 139 of the Welsh mag, the acclaimed writer is interviewed and is there where he simply tells us that:
"[He is] currently working on the new Peter Capaldi episodes for Doctor Who Series 8".With Robert having written for Tennant's era on Who with The Shakespeare Code and Planet of The Dead (let's just leave out The Unicorn and the Wasp), not forgetting his more well known titles on Matt Smith's run with The Lodger/Closing Time, many fans of his work will be delighted to hear of his return, and to what fresh exciting adventures he may bring with Series 8 of Doctor Who.
Series 8 of Doctor Who will air this autumn.
[Source: Doctor Who News]