Series 12: some ideas

It may be filming, but Doctor Who series 12 is a long way from being on our screens and we know nothing about what it might bring. This makes it a field day for speculation! Ahead of any leeks or news, I thought I’d put down some markers as to what I’d like in series…

Nick Briggs talks Resolution Dalek

There’s a nice piece on Doctor Who TV  with Nick Briggs talking all about how he approached the Dalek in the Doctor Who New Years Special, Resolution. It’s well worth investing time in reading: Nick Briggs Exclusive Interview: “I wanted to make this Dalek super-arrogant”. <<< Message Ends >>>

Whotopia Issue 33 is out

Another mention for Whotopia magazine and it’s now up to issue 33. Did I mention it’s free on download? This issue has a range of great articles from the Frank Danes rather blunt assessment of the failings of series 11 to deliver, a piece on the first Hartnell series, Melanie Bush reassessed and even a primer…

UNIT: Dissolution?

One of the talking points of the New Year special Resolution is this: has UNIT actually been disbanded? I suspect not, but whatever the explanation for Polly the call centre operator’s update on UNIT, there are implications. One is Big Finish has to do something to close the gap from where they are now to this…

Doctor Who invades China

As part of a promotional push to sell Doctor Who in China, the BBC commissioned artist Feifei Ruan to produce a set of fabulous images showing the TARDIS in various locations. There’s full coverage on Digital Arts Online in the post Feifei Ruan’s Doctor Who promo art shows the TARDIS in classical Chinese landscapes. It’s worth a look…

Resolution reviewed

So, that was Resolution [of the Dalek / Doctor]. I’ve mulled it over and while I believe it isn’t perfect it is a good story and if treated as part of series 11 definitely one of the best. Lots of elements come together and I have to echo the it felt like real Doctor Who comments seen…

Thoughts ahead of Resolution

With New Year’s Day approaching, it’s time to pen some thoughts ahead of the only episode of Doctor Who planned for 2019. Yes, another Chris Chibnall script and it’s Resolution [of the Dalek]. I want this to be good, I want this to make me readdress series 11 itself, most of all I want this to…