The DWC talks Timeless Children – in depth

The collective talents had so much to say about The Timeless Children it had to be published in several parts. What’s more the site was taken off line for its own regeneration ahead of publication. Suffice it to say opinion is ‘mixed’ and ‘critical’. Even my own snippet in the group review is sarcastic and…

Doctor Who Series 12 – final analysis

With the dust now settled on Doctor Who series 12, I’ve dusted off my spreadsheets and done a little look at how popular it all was according to various metrics. I’m not sure what it all means, but is of some interest. This post is an update of my midway checkpoint.

Series 12 reviewers wanted!

If you’re interested in reviewing Doctor Who series 12, you might like to check out Chromakey Magazine. They’ve put out a request for submissions: WANTED: DOCTOR WHO SERIES 12 EPISODE REVIEWS. In case the site confuses, Chromakey is a PencilTip Publishing title and full submission details are under the menu on the left. +++ Message…

Andrew Ellard’s Doctor Who tweetnotes

I’ve only recently discovered script writer Andrew Ellard and his tweetnotes project, but I have to say I won’t be overlooking it in future. He tweet well thought out and perceptive comments on Doctor Who (and other stuff). He’s worked in The IT Crowd, Detectorists, and Red Dwarf amongst others.

Other views on The Timeless Children

It’s fair to say you can find any opinion you want on The Timeless Children. I think it has lots of problems. Despite some bits working well, a more focussed story (and spreading the Chibnall Masterplan across several episodes) would have worked better for me. Here’s a selection of other opinions.

What do we know about Revolution of the Daleks?

While I let my review for The Timeless Children simmer, I’m turning my attention to the 2020 Christmas / New Year special Revolution of the Daleks. Brownie points for both a Dalek title beginning with R (there’s a list) and the possibility of evolution hidden inside (well we’ve just had an ascension!)

Who is Tecteun actor Seylan Baxter?

In the midst of fan ‘debate’ over The Timeless Children, let’s spare a moment for some of the people involved. Actor Seylan Baxter who played Tecteun is clearly very proud to have been involved in Doctor Who and why not? She’s on twitter @seylan_baxter and there’s a nice piece on her career on the HITC…