News roundup 17 July 2017

Shock news today as the Earth continues to revolve around the Sun and the universe (see the Milky Way, left) continues to exist. Brexit still looms large over Britain, and around the world people continue to be born, marry, have children and pass away. It’s World Emoji Day and in sport England are playing Cricket…

As Sydney Newman said in 1986…

In the words of Doctor Who creator Sydney Newman: At a later stage Doctor Who should be metamorphosed into a woman. Don’t you agree that this is considerably more worthy of the BBC than Doctor Who’s presently largely socially valueless, escapist schlock? … This requires some considerable thought – mainly because I want to avoid a flashy, Hollywood Wonder Woman, because…

Season 10 deleted scenes

While we all wait for the announcement of the Thirteenth Doctor, pine for Peter Capaldi and bemoan how long it is until Christmas, why not take a look at the deleted scenes from Season 10? Thanks to BBC America and Stewart Seyfried they are all up on YouTube: Deleted Scenes from Season 10 of Doctor Who. Enjoy! ***…

The thirteenth is coming!

So, after Sunday’s Men’s final from Wimbledon we get the reveal of the Thirteenth Doctor! Why then, why now? Well the conspiracy theorists have their views, as do the pragmatists. I’m more latter camp, but though I’d do one more post before this becomes old news (and who will be the fourteenth [repeat for ever]).