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  • Death and the Maidens: The Return of ‘Killing Eve’…

    Eve Polastri (Sandra Oh) survived the gunshot that nearly killed her but in the months that have followed she’s felt adrfit – determined to stay away from the world of espionage but at a loss on how to live a satisfying life. Even a visit from young Kenny, now...
  • Shock and Lore: Sins of the Past and future fall-out fill ‘Who’ finale…

    In the far future, the Cyber-War has left humanity on the brink of extinction and even the Cybermen reduced in number. But as a new battalion are reactivated and their leader swears vengeance, the Master has appeared through a gateway that leads from a legendary outpost to a devastated...
  • Doctor Who: ‘Ascension of the Cybermen’ raises the stakes…

    Given the earnest warning from Captain Jack Harkness (John Barrowman) and the contempt of  Ashad, the Lone Cybermen (Patrick O’Kane) at Villa Diodati, the Doctor and her companions head into the far future and the last days of the great Cyber War to see if they can undo the...
  • Can a Post-Millennial Prometheus revive Who fortunes?

    The Villa Diodati, near Lake Geneva in Switzerland, 1816:  A group of people who will have a huge effect on centuries of literature to come gather for their own decadent weekend.  But though Lord Byron, Mary Shelley, Dr Polidori and Clair Claremont are there… where is Percy Shelley? That’s...
  • Who’s next season shoots from September – late 2021 broadcast?

    Though this season of Doctor Who isn’t over for several weeks, there are three episodes left to go – there’s been much discussion over when the next run of the classic BBC sf show will begin. After all, for one of the Beeb’s most popular shows, its scheduling has...
  • Who goes Scare? – A tale of Fingers, Fear, felons and Fam…

    The Doctor drops off her companions in modern-day Sheffield and is somewhat conflicted about how to spend the next day by herself.  But the Tardis alerts her to an unusual reading that comes from Ancient Syria and so she heads there to discover the source. It would seem a...
  • Who’s ‘Praxeus’ is a Wasted Opportunity…

    An astronaut’s shuttle veers wildly off-path, a blogger goes missing in a Peruvian beauty-spot turned rubbish-dump and in Madagascar birds are behaving very strangely indeed.  Even the Doctor and her ‘fam’ seem baffled as they divide and conquer… each heading to the site of the occurrences to try and...
  • Our Fiends Electric: Who’s current war powers up…

    Nikola Tesla (Goran Visnjič) is a man with vision – sometimes fanciful, sometimes pragmatic but clearly a man ahead of his time. But when funding is pulled for his latest project, in no small part to the fearmongering of rival Thomas Edison (Robert Glenister), he thinks the day can’t...
  • Who’s ‘Orphan 55’: Cut Price Vacation, too much baggage…

    With the Doctor still trying to process the news about Gallifrey – not to mention a rather drastic clear-up mess from a recent squiddish encounter (who knew it was mating season?) – perhaps there’s time for a holiday. Graham’s rather eager construction of a travel cube spirits the team...