Picturing Charley

How do you picture Charley Pollard, or any non-televised Big Finish companion, for that matter? The above picture is pertinent, because, with apologies to the lovely India Fisher, when I listen to Eighth Doctor and Charley stories, I generally don’t picture Charley in my mind as her voice actor. For one thing, Fisher is older … Continue reading Picturing Charley

Quickie reviews of Series 8 episodes

Deep Breath An engaging introductory episode to Peter Capaldi’s era. Capaldi’s Doctor was established well, and there were some great scenes portraying Twelve’s post-regeneration disorientation (the scene with the tramp in a back alley). It seemed to drag a bit, and much of the first half was unnecessary padding. There was some quite cringeworthy infantile … Continue reading Quickie reviews of Series 8 episodes