Doctor Who and the Myth of the Psuedo-historical

Not long to go until series 12 opens with Spyfall and we’ve had little bits of noise in the media getting public interest warmed up. This includes Chris Chibnall talking about pure historicals (eg Radio Times Doctor Who boss Chris Chibnall is open to bringing back “pure historical” stories). Like missing episodes, pure historicals are…

Resolution reviewed

So, that was Resolution [of the Dalek / Doctor]. I’ve mulled it over and while I believe it isn’t perfect it is a good story and if treated as part of series 11 definitely one of the best. Lots of elements come together and I have to echo the it felt like real Doctor Who comments seen…

Thoughts ahead of Resolution

With New Year’s Day approaching, it’s time to pen some thoughts ahead of the only episode of Doctor Who planned for 2019. Yes, another Chris Chibnall script and it’s Resolution [of the Dalek]. I want this to be good, I want this to make me readdress series 11 itself, most of all I want this to…

Battle of Ranskoor Av Kolos review

I’ve mulled over The Battle of Ranskoor Av Kolos for a few days in the hope I might conjure some enthusiasm for it. Sadly no such luck. In the main it felt ordinary and while the idea of a big season ending episode may be a modern-Who contrivance, I’m hoping New Year’s Day brings something more…

Nick Briggs tipped for showrunner

Following recent rumours about Doctor Who, the Express newspaper is tipping Nick Briggs (and others including Mark Gatiss and Toby Whitehouse) for a new showrunner should Chris Chibnall leave. The article is Doctor Who: Who will be the new showrunner if Chris Chibnall leaves? As I’m sure Nick would say Just Imagine! +++ Message Ends +++