Doctor Who
Doctor Who: Death in Heaven

Doctor Who: Death in Heaven

The final episode of an overall strong series, Death in Heaven takes us back to the question Peter Capaldi's Doctor posed at the very beginning: is he a good man? The answer, in a roundabout way, is yes, but there are plenty of caveats and it is these which make the...

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Doctor Who: Dark Water

Doctor Who: Dark Water

So, here we are: the penultimate episode of this series of Doctor Who. And, as the first of a two-part finale, we start to get some answers as to what on earth (or off it or, actually, on it) has been happening behind the scenes – or should that be potentially...

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Doctor Who: Flatline

Doctor Who: Flatline

Clara Oswald finally becomes The Doctor (metaphorically – Doctor Who is the kind of show where this needs to be pointed out) in this brilliantly entertaining episode. From the pen of returning writer Jamie Mathieson, Flatline contain the elements of a classic Who: a...

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Doctor Who: Mummy on the Orient Express

Doctor Who: Mummy on the Orient Express

The Orient Express in space, a mummy only the soon to be deceased can see on the rampage and a carriage load of scientists who do very little: it can only be an episode of Doctor Who. The episode  kicked off with the death of an old lady and ratcheted up a fair...

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Doctor Who: The Caretaker

Doctor Who: The Caretaker

This week's Doctor Who allowed The Doctor, Clara and Danny Pink to finally meet on equal terms. There was plenty of opportunity for comedy as a sense of vaudeville took over from some of the more frightening moments seen in previous episodes. An incredibly fun-filled...

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Doctor Who: Listen

Doctor Who: Listen

This episode, in which Clara Oswald (Jenna Coleman) and Danny Pink's (Samuel Anderson) first date goes about as well as my latest Tinder disaster, is the episode where Steven Moffat's vision for Capaldi's Twelfth Doctor really kicks in. An emotional, scary and...

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Doctor Who: Robot of Sherwood

Doctor Who: Robot of Sherwood

This week's episode of Doctor Who, penned by Mark Gatiss, is a fun romp through an enduring myth. 'Robot of Sherwood' provides us quotable zingers (or 'banter' as The Doctor would say, through gritted teeth) and some light meditation on the legacy of heroes, however,...

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Doctor Who: ‘Into the Dalek’

Doctor Who: ‘Into the Dalek’

One question lingers during this week's episode of Doctor Who: what kind of man is The Doctor? In 'Into the Dalek' we start to get some idea but the answer isn't necessarily the one we expect. A strong opening five minutes sees Peter Capaldi's Doctor rescue...

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Doctor Who: Deep Breath

Doctor Who: Deep Breath

“Shush”. Peter Capaldi's first line in the new series of Doctor Who heralds the start of his era as the Time Lord. All evidence in this opening episode indicates his Doctor is going to be a shade darker than his predecessors from the moment he, Clara (Jenna Coleman)...

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Doctor Who: The Launch Trailer.

Doctor Who: The Launch Trailer.

The BBC have released the first launch trailer for Doctor Who which is to return for a new series in August. The trailer shows Jenna Coleman as Clara trying to adapt to the new Doctor played by Peter Capaldi, who questions whether he is “a good man” as they travel...

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Ben Miller to guest in Doctor Who

Ben Miller to guest in Doctor Who

Ben Miller is set to guest star opposite Peter Capaldi when the new series of Doctor Who returns this autumn. Commenting on his role, Ben Miller says: "As a committed Whovian I cannot believe my luck in joining the Twelfth Doctor for one of his inaugural adventures....

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Doctor Who: The 50th doesn’t disappoint.

Doctor Who: The 50th doesn’t disappoint.

I’m not going to write a long review. And if you haven’t already watched it, don’t cheat and read this first. Spoilers, sweetie....  But let’s give this 50th anniversary episode marks out of 10. No, let’s go for all 12...wait, I mean 13.  Marks out of 13?...

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Matt Smith to leave Doctor Who

Matt Smith to leave Doctor Who

The BBC is today announcing that Matt Smith is to leave Doctor Who after four incredible years on the hit BBC One show. Matt first stepped into the TARDIS in 2010 and will leave the role at the end of this year after starring in the unmissable 50th Anniversary in...

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Doctor Who: The Name of the Doctor

Doctor Who: The Name of the Doctor

Sometimes a television show comes along that grabs you by the heart and refuses to let go. It might not always be good, it might not be clever, or maybe it’s too clever for its own good, but you watch, every week, in breathless anticipation of the next twist. 11 men...

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Doctor Who: The Penultimate adventure.

Doctor Who: The Penultimate adventure.

One week from the grand finale, and a week after the best episode in the series, I was pretty convinced this episode might be a dud, even if it was written by Neil Gaiman. Sadly no human embodiment of the TARDIS in his latest story, instead, a return for the Cybermen...

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