Tag Archives: Jenna Coleman

The Snowmen

The Doctor, the Widow and the Wardrobe gave us our most straight-up take on Doctor Who as children’s fantasy fiction, but the approach endures here, as it has endured for the entirety of the Steven Moffat era of Doctor Who.  … Continue reading

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Robot of Sherwood

When Doctor Who came back in 2005 and became a huge success it didn’t take the BBC long to realise that there was a family audience ready and waiting for more of the same. For years there had been a … Continue reading

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The Bells of Saint John

There was a charming little prequel to this episode with the Doctor meeting Clara when she was a child.  You might be forgiven for thinking “here we go again” at that point, and assuming that the Doctor is again going … Continue reading

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Asylum of the Daleks

This is the oddest of oddities.  Never has there been an episode of Doctor Who that traded more on knowledge external to what we see on screen.  Without that knowledge it is distinctly average while being bizarrely frenetic.  With the … Continue reading

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The Zygon Invasion

This review is for the episodes “The Zygon Invasion” and “The Zygon Inversion”, which together form a single Doctor Who story. I think it is fair to say that Doctor Who rarely tackles the major contemporary issues facing society.  The … Continue reading

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Cold War

The Troughton era truly was the classic monster era, and produced several that were worthy of being brought back multiple times, as per the Daleks and the Cybermen.  In some cases this was oddly never really capitalised on.  The Yeti … Continue reading

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