Now, don't get me wrong. I don't want Series 11 to suck. Maybe, by the tone of everything I've written about Chris Chibnall, Series 11 and the Thirteenth Doctor so far, you might be under the impression that I'd be privately happy if Series 11 crashed and burned. Only then, you might think I might… Continue reading What if Series 11 sucks?
It's been almost a month since Peter Capaldi announced his intention to leave Doctor Who at the end of 2017. In remarkably quick time the fandom has turned from lamenting Peter Capaldi's impending departure, to speculating excitedly about the identity of the actor who will be playing the 13th Doctor, to now fighting angrily amongst… Continue reading The female Doctor question once more
Warning: spoilers for The Final Problem. (My belated review of The Final Problem will be posted soon---I'm doing a Sherlock marathon at the moment and I'm going to write the review when I get to TFP 🙂 ) So the long-awaited fourth series of Sherlock has come and gone in a whirlwind of suspense, emotion, anticipation and controversy and it's… Continue reading Whither Sherlock?
Having digested the news that our Dear Leader, Steven Moffat, is to retire as Doctor Who showrunner, I have decided to look back on what this remarkable writer has contributed in his career to this remarkable show. I'm counting down my picks for Steven Moffat's ten best scripts for Doctor Who --- although I hope, of course,… Continue reading Steven Moffat’s Top 10 (Part 1)