Nick Briggs talks Resolution Dalek

There’s a nice piece on Doctor Who TV  with Nick Briggs talking all about how he approached the Dalek in the Doctor Who New Years Special, Resolution. It’s well worth investing time in reading: Nick Briggs Exclusive Interview: “I wanted to make this Dalek super-arrogant”. <<< Message Ends >>>

The Dalek Masterplan comes to vinyl

More news for my First Doctor themed month, and it’s from The Doctor Who Companion. It’s the imminent release of The Dalek Masterplan on vinyl! It’s a sensational cover, but not worth the price of the vinyls on its own;-( Full details here: NEW DOCTOR WHO VINYL COLLECTION LAUNCHES WITH THE DALEKS’ MASTER PLAN. It’s the start of a…

Grokking the Daleks

First an aside: if you don’t know the meaning of the word grok (as invented by Robert Heinlein in his novel Stranger in a Strange Land) look up the reference now. Right, back to Daleks. This is a copy of an image Ian Greaves posted on Twitter (and thanks to Ian for permission to use). It’s a…

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…

Daleks confirmed for Resolution

So, the BBC has confirmed there will be Daleks (or at least a Dalek) in the 2019 New Year’s Day special Resolution. Specific thoughts ahead of this episode will follow, but I just wanted a smug post reminding people I predicted (OK guessed) this would happen back in early November! #smuggrin *** Message Ends ***