Doctor Who: look back at Season 13

While we wait for series 13 of Doctor Who to make its way to our screens (we assume 2021 after the end of year special Revolution of the Daleks) I thought I might pop back to 1975/76. Back to Tom Baker’s Fourth Doctor. Back to season 13…

The Chibnall Masterplan and series 13

As I write this today is Friday 13th. I’m not overly superstitious, but I suspect there’s a pun to be made around series 13 and being lucky for the show. Be that as it may, the new world of the Chibnall Masterplan means changes for Doctor Who. It might be nice to take the Jason Bourne…

Why does Doctor Who need a masterplan?

With the reveal of the Chibnall Masterplan for Doctor Who in The Timeless Children and in light of the furore over what it means (including several posts of my own), I thought it worth reflecting on if / why the show needs a reset. In a nutshell I believe these things are both inevitable and…

And then there was one?

It’s widely reported (so must be true!) Bradley Walsh and Tosin Cole will leave Doctor Who after Revolution of the Daleks (eg the Metro: Doctor Who’s Bradley Walsh and Tosin Cole ‘quit series and will leave at Christmas’. I’ve been predicting this for a while even if I thought the change would happen during Sunday’s…

Doctor Who series 13 filming autumn 2020

CultBox has reported from the Gallifrey One convention that series 13 will start filming in autumn of this year (Doctor Who Series 13: filming begins in September). No real surprise, but it rather confirms the series will run late 2021. What this means for series 14 or the sixtieth we don’t yet know, but it…