More views on Orphan 55

I very much didn’t enjoy Orphan 55 and said as much in my review. Of course it’s a big world out in Doctor Who fandom, and I’m very much in a minority and the episode has sparked a lot of comment on various forums / social media. It’s a pit we waste so much time…

Orphan 55 review

So, our first off-world (or so it seems) story for series 12 and it’s a holiday for the team at Tranquility Spa in Ed Hime’s Orphan 55. I really, really didn’t like this episode for a number of reasons I go into. It looked fabulous but almost everything else failed for me. I had expected…

DWC writers consider Spyfall 2

As ever a group of us has pooled views on the latest Doctor Who story. This time Spyfall 2 is scrutinised and I have to say there’s a far broader range of opinions than I had anticipated. We all felt the companions were marginalised, but also had very mixed responses to Gallifrey, Ada and Noor…

Thoughts ahead of Orphan 55

I’m expecting a massive change of pace for the third instalment of series 12, Orphan 55. The title is intriguing and writer Ed Hime wrote one of the more quirky stories of series 11 (It Takes You Away). Will the big arc get a mention? Will the Master appear? I’m thinking no to both. What…

Spyfall Part 2 review

One word review – good. Two words – very good. More words – read on past the break. Suffice it to say with Spyfall Part 2 Chris Chibnall seems to have taken his foot off the brakes, kept a lot of elements in play and set a direction on his era of Doctor Who. Let’s…

Thoughts ahead of Spyfall Pt 2

Only a couple of hours until Spyfall Part 2 when we learn how the companions escape certain death (there’s a TARDIS flying alongside for example), what the lies are the Doctor believes and whether the light aliens are some kind of Master influenced mutant Cybermen. My thoughts below…