Latest Legacy news

In a week that saw has already given us some treats, Doctor Who Legacy  this week’s news letter gives us yet more. There’s a code for a new outfit for Danny Pink (pictured) and confirmation that after Time Heist there will be a new companion. I will guess here and take the new companion to be…

Listen reviewed

So, how was it for you? Was Listen as good as Blink or did you blink and miss the point of the story? Did Steven Moffat deliver the goods or has this divided the fans even more than usual? What is going on with Danny Pink? In other words, how was the latest episode in season eight of Doctor…

Thoughts ahead of Listen

Although I’ve avoided the fallout from the leak of scripts for this season of Doctor Who, I am aware that people are suggesting that this week’s story, Listen is one of the best. I have seen it compared to Blink – I will be surprised and pleased if that is the case. It is selling itself as being…

Into the Dalek reviewed

Season 8 roared on with Into the Dalek, a story written by Phil Ford and Steven Moffat. At one level this was a full-on pastiche of Star Wars with a hefty dose of Fantastic Voyage; on other levels it was much, much more…

Some thoughts ahead of Into the Dalek

The BBC has stepped up its promotion for the Twelfth Doctor‘s next story, Into the Dalek. If you visit the episode’s page on the BBC website, you will see the newest mini-trailer (And this is your patient…) and the focus is all on the Daleks, the Doctor and the space mercenaries (my name) who feature in…

In the (Danny) Pink with Samuel Anderson

The BBC is keeping up the interest in Peter Capaldi’s first season as the Twelfth Doctor with a continual series of mini-announcements. This week we learn that there will be a new companion in the TARDIS – Danny Pink played by Samuel Anderson (History Boys + others). The BBC blog story is: Rising Star Joins Doctor Who…