The Dearth of the Daleks

It’s widely reported there will be no Daleks in the next series of Doctor Who. Instead, Chris Chibnall is focussed on making this a new jumping on point for fans. I understand the desire and let’s be honest, Steven Moffat didn’t really use the Daleks that much (or even that well, depending on your perspective). It’s…

A proper trailer for Series 11

So, we now have a decent length trailer for Jodie Whittaker’s first series of Doctor Who, and there’s no familiar aliens, a continuing sense of the mythic and emphasis on it’s all new. It grabs attention even if it seems to say little and a seeming absence of fannish easter eggs to pass the time. It looks to…

Other thoughts on that teaser trailer

I didn’t have much to say about the teaser trailer for the first Jodie Whittaker series, but the wider team at The Doctor Who Companion found plenty, including some very tongue-in-cheek. Why not take a look: WHAT DID YOU THINK OF THE DOCTOR WHO SERIES 11 TEASER? — Message Ends —

New series trailer (not) coming June 18, 2018?

The first trailer for Jodie Whitaker’s debut series of Doctor Who, will (we are told) appear after the Tunisia v England World Cup 2018 match. This continues the tradition of BBC Sport promoting the show. This was revealed on twitter by @DoctorWho_Today . They haven’t confirmed their source, so treat this as rumour. For now! Update: and…

Musical episode of Doctor Who revealed [April Fool]

In a leak guaranteed to sow discord amongst fans, Norwegian Composer Olaf Poril has revealed he has composed the songs for a forthcoming musical episode of Doctor Who. New companion Bradley Walsh is expected to feature heavily in this episode, given his recent chart success with Chasing Dreams, the best-selling British debut album of 2016.