NEW DR WHO REVIEW : “The Magician’s Apprentice” & “The Witch’s Familiar” – S9 – E1&2/13 (Spoilers)

Riffing heavily on Genesis Of The Daleks/Tom Baker’s “Do I Have The Right…!” speech, The Magician’s Apprentice and The Witch’s Familiar explored the idea of terminating a child. If that child was to grow up and become a despot, classic … Continue reading

NEW DR WHO REVIEW : “Last Christmas” – S8 – E13/13 – (Spoilers!)

After 9 previous Xmas Specials; under the banner of Nu-Who. It seemed odd; that the subject of Santa – as an actual character; had not been covered before now. Santa was an ‘actual’ character, kind of Doctor mysterious with a … Continue reading

NEW DR WHO REVIEW : “In the Forest of the Night” – S8 – E10/13 – (Spoilers!)

Another poor filler from Nu Who this week, with In The Forest Of The Night and whilst it wasn’t Kill The Moon bad. It was pretty bad. Luckliy, there was no Iggle-Piggle or Tongli-boos popping up in the Night Forest. … Continue reading

NEW DR WHO REVIEW : “Flatline” – S8 – E9/13 – (Spoilers!)

Who did a ‘Banksy’ (graffiti artist) – style Earth invasion tale. Set in Banksy’s spiritual home; Bristol, this week. With a role-reversal for Clara and the Doctor. The central premise, of an alien lifeform killing people in the “Fourth dimension”; … Continue reading

NEW DR WHO REVIEW : “Mummy On the Orient Express” – S8 – E8/13 – (Spoilers!)

Back on steadier ground this week, with a much more straight-forward and less grandiose Who mystery; Mummy On The Orient Express. This week, melding 1920’s opulence with sci-fi tech Who featured; a duplicate of the Orient Express Train in space, … Continue reading

NEW DR WHO REVIEW : “Time Heist” – S8 – E5/13 – (Spoilers!)

After last week’s season [potential] definer; Listen. What could Who throw out of the bag this week? Answer : Time Heist Time Heist was a complete change in gear up, from the slow plodding psychological horror of Listen – to … Continue reading