Doctor series 12 update, but…

Over on Starburst Magazine there’s a new piece of news appeared today (Sunday 18 November, 2018) and it’s all about series 12. At first glance it looks like good news (see DOCTOR WHO: BBC Confirm Series 12 to Broadcast in 2019), but read to the end…

Arachnids in the UK review

Arachnids in the UK, felt to me like a more traditional (ie since 2005) episode of Doctor Who, with some horror, some silliness, conflict, coincidence and a bit of gimmickry. I enjoyed it, despite feeling it had many flaws some of which I’ll talk about here. I note the episode did better in the overnights than Rosa,…

Rosa review

On the day BBC Radio 6 Music brought us an engrossing documentary marking fifty years since the Black Power protests, with Don Letts and The 6 Music Black Power Soundscape, the Thirteenth Doctor found herself in 1955 for Rosa Parks act of defiance in the eponymous episode Rosa. It was a moving, powerfully told piece of drama, and respectful…

The Woman Who Fell to Earth review

So, all the wait is over and we’ve had the first episode of a new era for Doctor Who. The Doctor is female, younger and despite all the external changes, still very much the Doctor! I’ve watched it twice, and even slept on it, so hopefully my thoughts are more measured than they might have been.…

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.

Is Sharon D Clarke the new Missy?

The BBC has finally announced the new format episodes for series 11, Bradley Walsh and more: Meet the cast on the all new series of Doctor Who!. We are told a few things but not everything. Bradley Walsh is playing Graham, Tosin Cole plays Ryan and Mandip Gill plays Yasmin. No more than that. No sense…