Can You Hear Me? review

In the UK we are spoiled. Every Sunday, the BBC brings us a new episode of a much-loved, long-running drama. We have a varied cast, social messaging, weekly storylines, series arcs and some character development. Enough of Call the Midwife; we first have to deal with the lottery which is Doctor Who. Sometimes rather good,…

Praxeus reviewed

After the excitement and mind-bending mythos changing of last week’s huge Fugitive of the Judoon we settle down withPete McTighe’s Praxeus. Still on Earth can the Thirteenth Doctor and companions save the world, again? Is it worth saving? Let’s find out…

Thoughts ahead of It Takes You Away

So, series 11 is approaching its conclusion, and this week’s episode is It Takes You Away by Ed Hime. From his CV (here on United Agents) he’s not only known for his work on Skins, but also a number of BBC radio plays and the Big Talk Productions remake of Sapphire and Steel! I’ve decided that’s all…

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…

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,…

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…