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…

DWC writers compare notes on Spyfall 1

Over on The Doctor Who Companion a group of us have all contributed our thoughts on Spyfall Pt 1. While a couple are holding their powder dry, most have expressed their thoughts. It’s not all positive, but my sense is I am in he majority in being broadly pleased with the start of series 12.…

The DWC goes visual over Doctor Who

On the Doctor Who Companion (the DWC) a group of us identified out single (what a hard choice) visual image from the whole (yes all of it) of Doctor Who! My own choice was Blink but others have ranged far wider. The piece is OH, THE THINGS I HAVE SEEN: DOCTOR WHO COMPANION WRITERS SHARE…

The DWC looks at the Fourth Doctor’s Leela years

The Doctor Who Companion is racing through the twentieth century series of Doctor Who and Leela (Louise Jameson) has been and gone. Of all the Doctors, Tom Baker’s Fourth Doctor is the most open to analysis in chunks. He had so many years, each companion (ignoring the last who were waiting to join the Fifth…

The DWC covers Season 8

The ink is hardly dry on my Season 7 piece, and already the DWC is covering Season 8. This is where the show reaches its definitive (with apologies to Sarah Jane Smith) lineup: Jo Grant, the Master, UNIT and the Brig. What’s not to like!?