What if Series 11 sucks?

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?

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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?

I contributed to a fan piece: what makes a good season finale?

Hello dears, I was asked by Matt from the Talking Tardis blog to contribute to a fan piece about what makes a good season finale. You can read my answers, along with those of Whovian artist Jeph and Oncoming Storm Radio producer Paul Mabley, here. We give our answers to the following questions: What do you… Continue reading I contributed to a fan piece: what makes a good season finale?

Thoughts on: World Enough and Time/The Doctor Falls

The world didn’t end in this finale. The world didn’t come remotely close to ending. There was no apocalyptic threat to Earth, the universe, time or the human race. No reality bomb, no cracks in time, no return of the Time War, no pestilential Dalek swarms, not even a mythical universe-devouring Hybrid. There were a… Continue reading Thoughts on: World Enough and Time/The Doctor Falls

Interesting news about Chris Chibnall’s plans for Doctor Who

From Radio Times yesterday: It looks like new Doctor Who showrunner Chris Chibnall is set to shake up the long-running sci-fi drama when he takes over at the end of the year. In an interview with Television, the in-house magazine of the Royal Television Society, Chibnall says that all options are on the table for… Continue reading Interesting news about Chris Chibnall’s plans for Doctor Who

Five predictions for Doctor Who Series 10

Doctor Who is today. It's literally today. Well, tomorrow for me (sometimes it sucks being an antipodean). I decided to write this last-minute post sharing five of my predictions for what we might see in Series 10. The Doctor will be different Within the first few minutes of the Twelfth Doctor's initial appearance in Series 9,… Continue reading Five predictions for Doctor Who Series 10