Tag Archives: Graham

It Takes You Away

It’s time to play the music It’s time to light the lights It’s time to meet the Muppets on the Doctor’s Show tonight. My oh my, that frog is going to divide opinions.  An act of surrealist genius, or a … Continue reading

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The Witchfinders

I suppose I could be boring and point out that there was only ever one “Witch-finder General” and he made the title up for himself.  Or that Matthew Hopkins was also the only “witch-finder” to test witches in water, and … Continue reading

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Kerblam!

With a cast that includes Claudia Jessie, from the sublimely intelligent comedy Porters, and Lee Mack, one of the funniest comedians this country has to offer, I was expecting a funny episode this week.  The teaser at the end of … Continue reading

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Demons of the Pubjab

I wonder if writer Vinay Patel realised what day his episode was going to be broadcast when he was writing it?  If not, it’s an extraordinary coincidence, because the theme of honouring the anonymous dead in conflicts is perfect for … Continue reading

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The Tsuranga Conundrum

Last week we were treated to The Green Death 2.0.  This week it’s The Ark in Space 2.0.  Not that there’s anything wrong in that as such, but we need some new ideas as well.  In a nutshell, the five … Continue reading

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Arachnids in the UK

I don’t like spiders.  Not one little bit.  But I do like scary films about spiders, and one of my favourites, in all its B-movie excesses, is Eight Legged Freaks.  It’s about some spiders that are contaminated by toxic waste … Continue reading

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Rosa

To understand Rosa we need to look at the episode in the context of history.  I’m not talking about the history depicted in the episode; there are other places to look for that, which will give much better information that … Continue reading

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The Ghost Monument

Hark!  Is that the sound of barrel scraping?  The barrel is labelled “making everyday things scary”.  A monster that resembles fabric coming to life is probably pushing things a bit far, but like most aspects of this series so far … Continue reading

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The Woman Who Fell to Earth

This is all very different.  The amazing thing is that the Doctor being female is one of the easiest changes to get used to.  Jodie Whittaker is immediately brilliant as the Doctor, so this whole gender change is clearly going … Continue reading

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