Thoughts on: The Ghost Monument

Now this is more like it. I was worried, for a moment, that The Woman Who Fell to Earth was going to set the tone for the rest of the series. It’s not that that episode was rubbish – it was okay, as far as openers go – it’s just that it didn’t do anything… Continue reading Thoughts on: The Ghost Monument

Thoughts on: The Woman Who Fell to Earth

And there we go. Just like that a brave new era of Doctor Who is inaugurated and a shiny new Doctor baptised. What's the bet that Chris Chibnall was gnawing his fingernails as The Woman Who Fell to Earth aired on Sunday? If he wasn't, he should have been. There was an enormous amount riding on… Continue reading Thoughts on: The Woman Who Fell to Earth

Chris Chibnall has purged Moffat’s writers. Is this good?

Chris Chibnall has released the names of the writers and directors who've been working on Series 11. They are: Writers Malorie Blackman (Noughts and Crosses, Pig-Heart Boy) Ed Hime (Skins, The Incomplete Recorded Works of a Dead Body) Vinay Patel (Murdered By My Father) Pete McTighe (Wentworth) Joy Wilkinson (The Life and Adventures of Nick Nickleby) Directors… Continue reading Chris Chibnall has purged Moffat’s writers. Is this good?

The female Doctor question once more

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