Rosa review

On the day BBC Radio 6 Music brought us an engrossing documentary marking fifty years since the Black Power protests, with Don Letts and The 6 Music Black Power Soundscape, the Thirteenth Doctor found herself in 1955 for Rosa Parks act of defiance in the eponymous episode Rosa. It was a moving, powerfully told piece of drama, and respectful…

Thoughts ahead of Rosa

So, the TARDIS team of the Thirteenth Doctor, Graham, Ryan and Yaz are now in the TARDIS, and it’s time travel as well as space travel. It’s a typical flip-flop not unlike the very First Doctor, where you have introduction story / time travel story / space travel story just in a different order. What am I…

Children’s Laureate Malorie Blackman pens The Ripple Effect

The latest Puffin book in the monthly short story range is The Ripple Effect by Waterstone’s Children’s Laureate Malorie Blackman. Malorie has written many books for children of various ages as can be seen from her website. I’m unsure of the age-group she is aiming at but the story is absolutely pure Doctor Who: When the TARDIS…