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Doctor Who says goodbye to Jodie Whittaker as the Timelord: maybe hello to Regé-Jean Page? (news).

January 4, 2021 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who says goodbye to Jodie Whittaker as the Timelord: maybe hello to Regé-Jean Page? (news).

It seems like 2021 will be a time of change for science fiction TV series Doctor Who. Not only is the Doctor getting a new assistant in the form of comedian-actor John Bishop, but she is also getting a new face, as actress Jodie Whittaker has said it is time for her to stand down […]

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Doctor Who: Series 13 (or 38 depending on how you count): Episode 1: Revolution Of The Daleks by Chris Chibnail (review).

January 1, 2021 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: Series 13 (or 38 depending on how you count): Episode 1: Revolution Of The Daleks by Chris Chibnail (review).

‘Doctor Who’ is back and she’s been imprisoned by the Judoon. While waiting for the latest season to start, you do have to wonder what the Doctor is arrested for? I mean, outside of the Time Lords, there are very few time travelling species. I doubt if the Daleks or Cybermen would want the Doctor […]

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Doctor Who: Jack is Back for Christmas special (TV news).

November 23, 2020 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: Jack is Back for Christmas special (TV news).

Captain Jack Harkness (aka actor John Barrowman) is returning for the upcoming 2020 Christmas Special of scifi TV series Doctor Who. The Captain left viewers reeling in the series 12 episode, Fugitive of the Judoon, when he made a brief surprise appearance with a warning for Yaz, Ryan and Graham to pass on to the […]

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The future for Doctor Who (video).

August 13, 2020 | By | Reply More
The future for Doctor Who (video).

Talk Radio recently did a segment on Doctor Who, where host Kevin O’Sullivan interviewed broadcaster and Doctor Who fan Mikey Smith for an opinion piece about the current state-of-play of Doctor Who and the future for the BBC’s long-time science fiction favourite and staple of the TV schedule.

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Doctor Who retrospective: the Age of Christopher Eccleston (video doc).

April 28, 2020 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who retrospective: the Age of Christopher Eccleston (video doc).

In this free sixty-minute-long retrospective video documentary on the splendid science fiction show that is Doctor Who, Clever Dick (indeed, the cleverest Dick in this, or any other dimension) sets us up to consider Christopher Eccleston’s time as the Doctor. In this part, C.D. ponders how the fortieth anniversary of Doctor Who was marked by […]

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Doctor Who retrospective: the Age of Peter Davison (video doc).

April 18, 2020 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who retrospective: the Age of Peter Davison (video doc).

In this free sixty-minute-long retrospective video documentary on the splendid science fiction show that is Doctor Who, Clever Dick (indeed, the cleverest Dick in this, or any other dimension) sets us up to consider the fifth Doctor, aka Peter Davison. C.D. explores how the television landscape changed as the show entered the eighties and how […]

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Doctor Who retrospective: the Age of Tom Baker (video doc).

April 9, 2020 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who retrospective: the Age of Tom Baker (video doc).

In this free sixty-minute-long retrospective video documentary on the splendid science fiction show that is Doctor Who, Clever Dick (indeed, the cleverest Dick in this, or any other dimension) sets us up to consider the Fourth Doctor, aka Tom Baker. CD explores how the show developed into a far darker and scarier version, influenced by […]

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Doctor Who retrospective: the Age of Jon Pertwee (video doc).

April 5, 2020 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who retrospective: the Age of Jon Pertwee (video doc).

In this free forty-minute-long retrospective video documentary on the splendid science fiction show that is Doctor Who, Clever Dick (indeed, the cleverest Dick in this, or any other universe) sets us up to consider the Third Doctor, aka Jon Pertwee. CD goes on to explore how Doctor Who needed to change to meet the strange […]

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Doctor Who: Series 12 (or 37 depending on how you count): Episode 10: The Timeless Children by Chris Chibnall.

March 1, 2020 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: Series 12 (or 37 depending on how you count): Episode 10: The Timeless Children by Chris Chibnall.

Onboard the trooper carrier, Graham gets them all to disguise themselves under cyber-armour to get out of their spaceship. The Master invites the Cybermen to the ruins of Gallifrey having imprisoned the Doctor in the Matrix. As you all know, the Matrix is the depository of Time Lord knowledge where she is shown the first-ever […]

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Doctor Who: Series 12 (or 37 depending on how you count): Episode 9: Ascension Of The Cybermen by Chris Chibnall.

February 23, 2020 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: Series 12 (or 37 depending on how you count): Episode 9: Ascension Of The Cybermen by Chris Chibnall.

Be warned, with three story strands spread throughout the story much if not all is SPOILER and I’m looking at them as sub-plots than jumping from one to the other. As the first of a two-parter, there’s no resolution and I’m minimising guesswork. I’m calling the last humans ‘humans’ as much of the time that’s […]

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