You grinned (a bit) at Alternative Facts Part One, and were slightly amused at Alternative Facts Part Two. Guess what? Yep, there’s an Alternative Facts Part Three. As before I wrote some /one of these. Can you spot which? [[[ Message Ends ]]]
Cavan Scott joined fellow writers Mike Tucker and Jonathan Morris in marking the launch of season 10 (aka Bill’s arrival) with a novel. In this case it’s his first Doctor Who novel, The Shining Man. It’s a solid story (as you’d expect) though didn’t have the chance to develop Bill at all. I borrowed the picture from Cavan’s…
The extras for Extremis are now up, and include the usual fact file, a piece on MIssy, notes on the Monks, and even a quiz. There’s also a piece on Angelo, a character I would like more of. *** Message Ends ***
While I work out what I thought of Extremis, here’s Stuart Manning‘s poster for the same. Interesting use of green, methinks. ((( Message Ends )))
Over on The Doctor Who Companion, a group of us pooled our thoughts on Oxygen. If you”re interested (it’s almost uniformly positive), have a look: HERE’S WHAT THE DOCTOR WHO COMPANION THOUGHT OF OXYGEN! +++ Message Ends +++
We’re all expecting either Missy or perhaps John Simms’s Master to be hiding in the Vault, but what if it’s someone else? What if it’s his granddaughter, Susan?
Thanks to DoctorWhoTV for the news of a new collection of time lord poetry, Now We Are 600. Written by the ever-talented James Goss, it’s illustrated by the as talented Russell T Davies. Full details: FORMER SHOWRUNNER RUSSELL T DAVIES RETURNS TO DOCTOR WHO FOR POETRY BOOK. &&& Message Ends &&&
Steven Moffat is at the writing helm for this week’s Extremis, and has to build on the ending of Oxygen (and I assume he put that bit in as part of the script editing process). Missy make her (first?) appearance of this season (and Michelle Gomez leaves the show with Peter Capaldi). Add the Pope, mysterious monks,…