Doctor Who

  • In for the Count: Moffat and Gatiss tackle ‘Dracula’…

    When Steven Moffat left Doctor Who it was not immediately clear what he would do next. A complete break from the Time Lord meant no more Tardis offerings and the show-runner had often spoken on the difficulty of co-ordinating schedules to get Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman back for...
  • Doctor Who: Spy-fi debut for Whittaker’s sophomore salvo…

    Readying to meet up again and head off on more travels, The Doctor and her companions are all individually summoned to MI5 by ‘C’ (Stephen Fry) to help investigate the bizarre killings of several operatives scattered around the world. In each case, their DNA has been totally scrambled, something...
  • Who: When, What? Tracking the Tardis trail into 2020…

    The last season of Doctor Who caused much consternation with certain parts of the show’s fandom and beyond. It was the first full season to feature the character played by a woman (Jodie Whittaker) and though that raised interesting discussions about the fluid nature of the Doctor’s form, it...
  • Iraq War’s ‘Official Secrets’ exposed in new trailer…

    Over the years there have been a lot of films made that looked at key events and potential cover-ups involving world-altering events. Some are in the realms of hard-to-prove conspiracy theories and others meticulously trace out the way that evidence was eventually uncovered of high crimes and misdemeanours.¬† It’s...
  • Formula Femmes: Yeoh, Headey & Gillan headline ‘Gunpowder Milkshake’…

    The cast for the upcoming  and ambitious thriller Gunpowder Milkshake, which starts shooting in Berlin in June, is looking very promising indeed. Fresh from the announcement of her participation in the Avatar sequels, Michelle Yeoh (Crouching Tiger РHidden Dragon, Tomorrow Never Dies, Star Trek: Discovery and primary star...
  • Doctor Who: Talking about a ‘Resolution’ (of the…)…

    The Doctor (Jodie Whittaker) is giving her team a treat, a successive string of ‘New Year’ celebrations across the galaxy. But their celebrations are cut short when the Tardis alerts her to There was no unwrapping of an extraterrestrial signal that seems to be pulling different objects together from...
  • Who went there? ‘Battle’ is over until 2020 (except NYD)…

    The Tardis receives nine distress-calls from the planet of Ranskoor Av Kolos and as everyone else seems to be avoiding the area, The Doctor feels compelled to investigate. However deep beneath the surface are not only a handful of survivors from a series of terrible battles, but a threat...
  • Mirror, Mirror, Off the Wall: Who’s life less Fjordinary…

    If the soil and plants – and their taste – are anything to go by, the Doctor is relieved that the Tardis has arrived back on Earth in contemporary times, even if it seems to have taken a diversion to Norway. When a seemingly deserted cottage attracts their attention,...
  • Who’s ‘Witchfinders’: Earthy questions, muddied mess…

    The Doctor and her friends find themselves in the Lancashire of the 1600s and in the grip of history and hysteria as they stumble onto the rigged trial of a local woman believed to be a witch. Furious at the cruelty, the Doctor interferes with proceedings but though the...