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Ascension of the Cybermen

This article covers the episodes Ascension of the Cybermen  and The Timeless Children, which together form a single Doctor Who story. “That which is dead can live again, in the hands of a believer.” This one is going to divide … Continue reading

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The Haunting of Villa Diodati

Lord Byron, Percy Shelley, Mary Shelley (well, she will be), John Polidori. All great writers, and fascinating human beings. It’s a job to get a sense of that from this episode, which just packs so much in. It’s difficult enough … Continue reading

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Can You Hear Me?

“This whole section’s covered in fingers.” Only on Doctor Who. I don’t think any other series would be crazy enough to show the villain’s fingers flying off and attacking people on their own. That’s a good thing, though. The one … Continue reading

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Praxeus

“Three years ago this was paradise.” Oh, dear. What have us naughty little humans been up to now? An alien has brought an alien virus to the Earth to use us as a petri dish, but this is Chris Chibnall’s … Continue reading

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Fugitive of the Judoon

Wow, what is that feeling? That tingle down the spine? Can it be… I’m actually excited about watching Doctor Who again? It’s been a long time. In fact, my viewing last night had me buzzing because I watched the first … Continue reading

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Nikola Tesla’s Night of Terror

“Did Tesla have the idea for Wi-Fi?” Yes he did. It might sound like an unlikely exaggeration, but it’s true. If you are unfamiliar with Tesla and this episode has sparked your interest, then I would recommend joining the doubtless … Continue reading

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Orphan 55

Why do I watch Doctor Who? What is it about it that makes me keep watching? Why has it been my favourite television show for the vast majority of my life? It’s a very hard question to answer, because there … Continue reading

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Spyfall

The most important question a writer should ask himself is “why?” That needs to be asked throughout a story. Why am I doing this as a writer? Why is this character there? Why is this happening? If a writer fails … Continue reading

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Resolution

A New Year’s resolution is about making a fresh start.  Maybe undoing some of the mistakes of the past.  Turning over a new leaf, being a new person.  Most resolutions fail, of course, but they are about hope, something the … Continue reading

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The Battle of Ranskoor Av Kolos

“I know that voice.” … and after a week of speculation, it’s… drumroll… Tim Blinking Shaw.  If there’s one thing I could ask Chris Chibnall to take on board after this year it is this: stop baiting the fans.  After … Continue reading

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