All smiles in Gloucester

Following on from the news of Judoon in series 12, the film of Doctor Who in Gloucester continued apace and thanks to Gloucestershire Live we have lots of reports and collected photos (including one left from Theo Hogben). It’s good to see people enjoying their work, and Jodie Whittaker seems very pleased (and in her…

Kerblam! review

As far as Series 11 goes, Kerblam! may just be my favourite episode so far. Other’s have had plenty of great plot / scenes/ intent/ passion/ style but for me Kerblam! could sit comfortably in any series of the show as a decent episode, ticking all the boxes big and small and providing a piece of sci-fi…

Doctor series 12 update, but…

Over on Starburst Magazine there’s a new piece of news appeared today (Sunday 18 November, 2018) and it’s all about series 12. At first glance it looks like good news (see DOCTOR WHO: BBC Confirm Series 12 to Broadcast in 2019), but read to the end…

Arachnids in the UK review

Arachnids in the UK, felt to me like a more traditional (ie since 2005) episode of Doctor Who, with some horror, some silliness, conflict, coincidence and a bit of gimmickry. I enjoyed it, despite feeling it had many flaws some of which I’ll talk about here. I note the episode did better in the overnights than Rosa,…

The Secrets behind Jodie Whittaker’s costume

Of the videos the BBC released this week, I was most intrigued by the one titled Jodie’s Costume Creation. At first it covers familiar ground, then actually shows the photo that inspired the basic costume design. It also talks about the ear cuff and a link to the the suffragettes. It’s worth a look if you’ve…

Doctor Dooley, I presume?

So, is Stacey Dooley going to be the Fourteenth Doctor? Well, probably not, but she is playing the Doctor on this week’s Strictly Come Dancing! Announced on It Takes Two!  yesterday (24 October 2018), Stacey will take on the part of Jodie Whittaker in a tango to the Doctor Who theme, with partner Kevin as a Cyberman. The routine…