Twice Upon a Time review

So, the end of several eras and lots of nostalgia in a Christmas special combining multiple Doctors, plenty of reflection and the thinnest of stories supporting some great performances. Twice Upon a Time delivered what it promised, no less and perhaps no more. There are many spoilers to follow; you’ve been warned!

Smile reviewed

So, despite my hopes (not that they matter), the Frank Cottrell Boyce story Smile, was more fail than success for many reasons. It was very striking visually, but that isn’t enough. This review will be full of spoilers, so if you’ve yet to watch, don’t read.

The Pilot – review

So, that’s season 10 underway with The Pilot, and I’ve been surprised at how the feedback has been largely positive (maybe I don’t frequent the more extreme parts of the web;-) and how few negative comments there have been. I liked a lot of it, but there are elements that didn’t work for me. Does…

Thoughts ahead of The Pilot

So, not long now, in fact as I write it is three days and two hours until season 10 and The Pilot hits our screens. I’ve not seen or nor read any spoilers. The few pre-reviews are mixed but I get the sense this is a jumping-on point (and the word pilot is relevant here) and that…

Bill Potts: Hello, Goodbye?

No sooner have we had a splurge of publicity around Bill Pott’s sexuality (Pearl Mackie’s Bill Potts will be Doctor Who’s first openly gay companionPearl Mackie’s Bill Potts will be Doctor Who’s first openly gay companion) than we have speculation she may not survive Peter Capaldi’s departure from the series. If true (and it may…

Win a TARDIS with Pearl Mackie!

So, we survived our football announcement and now we know, Pearl Mackie is new companion Bill. The internet has had the expected wave of opinion in polar extreme, and we have little in the way of facts to go on, though the BBC has plenty of Twelfth Doctor and Bill teasers, and even a Meet Pearl Mackie…