Hell Bent reviewed

So, Hell Bent. If you haven’t seen it, click away now. This review of the Steven Moffat Twelfth Doctor story is littered with spoilers. What the Hell! If you’re just passing, I liked this (in the main) though wish it had tried a bit less and achieved a lot more. Not to say it didn’t achieve a…

Face the Raven reviewed

Sarah Dollard’s Doctor Who story, Face the Raven, can be summarised simply. Ashildr returns, tricks the Doctor into wearing a teleport bracelet and in so-doing Clara takes one risk too many. Clara ends up dead and the Doctor is teleported away as Ashildr wonders just what she has done. Of course a little bit more happened than that (and…

The Witch’s Familiar reviewed

My overall view of this episode is it was quite brilliant in many places, though I do worry it was too focussed on hard-core fans and will have alienated more casual viewers. With the unfortunate timing of the England-Wales Rugby World Cup game, Saturday’s viewing figures were as bad as they have been since the…

Is Sue Chesterton replacing Clara?

Some time ago I mentioned the possibility of Sue Chesterton joining the TARDIS and with the news Jenna Coleman is giving up the part of Clara (to become Queen Victoria and found Torchwood) is now the time for Sue to join? Jenna Coleman broke the news (much-anticipated) on BBC Radio 1’s Nick Grimshaw programme —…