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…

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,…

Thoughts ahead of Arachnids in the UK

So, we reach the fourth episode of Chris Chibnall’s first series of Doctor Who and his third episode (is that a record for showrunner writing a block of episodes?) Arachnids in the UK. I’ve already mentioned the punk rock title, and I was going to talk about a false departure for the companions, but the BBC has…