Series 11 – rumours of change

There’s been a round of rumours (summarised neatly by DoctorWhoTV: RUMOUR: SERIES 11 TO HAVE FEWER BUT LONGER EPS, NEW TARDIS & SONIC, and the title rather gives it away. Now, to a large extent this is pure clickbait, but not quite, and not as much as the tedious horde of what do we know about the thirteenth…

Could Michael French be TARDIS bound?

The latest Doctor Who rumour (as I write) is of Bradley Walsh being a companion for Jodie Whittaker’s Thirteenth Doctor. There’s some logic to this idea (eg the Metro: Bradley Walsh is tipped to travel in the Tardis) even if they can’t capitalise TARDIS correctly. This includes Chris Chibnall having worked with Bradley before and his appearance in the Sarah…

What Wonder Woman tells us about the Thirteenth Doctor

I finally caught up with the (excellent) Wonder Woman movie. On they way home, apart from thinking about plot twists, special effects, action sequences and great photography, I also thought about the the nature of female heroes. While Wonder Woman may be more Jessica Jones than Doctor Who (despite David Tennant!), and outfit wise I suspect Jodie Whittaker…

Twice Upon a Christmas

So, we now know the final Twelfth Doctor story will be Twice Upon a Time, a nice nod to the number of Doctors starring in the story. There was plenty of speculation on Sunday afternoon (UK) when the news of Mark Gatiss’s appearance led many fans to speculate he might be playing the Third Doctor, and the idea raised…