What did the Radio Times make of the Twelfth Doctor?

It’s December and time to think Twelfth Doctor. As I’ve done all year, here’s the Radio Times collected Twelfth Doctor reviews and I’ll give my own thoughts. Bottom line is they are far more positive about this era than I am. I think Peter Capaldi himself was superb but I just didn’t get on with…

Doctor Who has peaked – so what?

I got drawn (slightly) into one of those pointless on-line arguments where one persons shouts and the other tries to be rational. Waste of time. A certain kind of argument has been used by fans for years: the show is failing, it’s all because of XXX, we should sack XXX and do XXXX. My position…

What is the pedigree of the new sonic screwdriver?

Much though I enjoyed the making of the new sonic screwdriver in The Woman Who Fell to Earth, I have to wonder, in my pedantic once studied science way, is it really the sonic screwdriver? I’m not getting into the name of it (though the Thirteenth Doctor did), but just wondering about how it was made. I’ll…

Twice Upon a Time review

So, the end of several eras and lots of nostalgia in a Christmas special combining multiple Doctors, plenty of reflection and the thinnest of stories supporting some great performances. Twice Upon a Time delivered what it promised, no less and perhaps no more. There are many spoilers to follow; you’ve been warned!

Twice Upon a Time Bingo

In case you need something to occupy you as you watch Twice Upon a Time, I’ve produced a quick bingo card (left), letting you tick off all those mentions/ cameo appearances. I’ve not seen the preview, so it’s all guesswork. I’ll let you know how well I did next week! [And here’s a link to the full-size…