(Commenting of what was his goal when he wrote the "Doctor Who" story "The Curse of the Fatal Death" for Comic Relief in 1999)
Steven: My one and only concern was a good sketch, that would entertain the masses, and get nostalgic, drunk thirtysomethings reaching for their wallets and telephones. I tried to keep my fannishness from interfering with that. I wanted to celebrate the show as the public remembered it - a sort of sci-fi answer to the Carry On films - and not the curious mutation we fans have made out of it. ("It's a serious grown-up drama. No, really, it is.").