Category Archive: Doctor Who

A Doctor Who Missed His Appointment With Fame

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2003 marked the 40th anniversary of Doctor Who, an event which came at a time when nobody, least of all most of the BBC, thought it would ever return to television. BBC Worldwide wanted to… Continue reading

My 10 Favourite TV Shows

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Most of our top 1o lists try to consider all angles. We try to rein in personal opinion as much as possible so we speak to the reader. Not today. It’s my birthday, and… Continue reading

Timey Wimey Talk: Doctor Who: Series 9: Episode 7: The Zygon Invasion

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It’s just a generally accepted fact that almost every Doctor Who episode since the moment BBC restarted the series has been strong.  In over 100 episodes I’ve yet to see an episode that rated less… Continue reading

Timey Wimey Talk: ‘Doctor Who’ Series 9 Episode 6 “The Woman Who Lived”

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Occasionally in Doctor Who there’s an episode (not counting the Christmas specials) where the Companion is either absent or shows up towards the end of the show.  Such is the case with “The Woman Who… Continue reading

Timey Wimey Talk: Doctor Who Series 9 Episode 5: ‘The Girl Who Died’

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  “The Girl Who Died” begins in one of those classic Doctor Who ways–at the end of another adventure we don’t know about.  Whereas some of the previous episodes in Series 9 have had… Continue reading

Timey Wimey Talk: ‘Doctor Who’ Series 9 Episode 4: ‘Before The Flood’

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Doctor Who carries its fair share of wackiness.  As eccentric and off the wall as The Doctor tends to be, I can’t ever recall him breaking the fourth wall. Until this last episode. His… Continue reading

Timey Wimey Talk: ‘Doctor Who’ Series 9 Episode 3 “Under the Lake”

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After the first two episodes of Series 9 rocked out like The Doctor playing “Stairway to Heaven,” a drop off was inevitable.  That’s not to say that the latest episode of Doctor Who, “Under… Continue reading

Book Review: “City of Death”, by James Goss

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“You’re a beautiful woman, probably.” – The Doctor, City of Death (1979) The Doctor Who story City of Death has quite a legacy. Rewritten (from an original story by David Fisher) over a… Continue reading

Book Review: ‘The Forgotten Son’ by Andy Frankham-Allen

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Plot: Colonel Alister Lethbridge-Stewart is managing the paperwork following the Great Intelligence’s invasion of London, including transporting the evacuated population back to their homes, while planning his upcoming marriage. Everything goes out the… Continue reading

The Geekery Guide: Who is the Doctor?

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In our series that brings you up to speed with a range of interesting geeky icons we’ve looked at Cthulhu and Ultron. Today we turn our attention to one of the longest running sci-fi… Continue reading