My thoughts on this weeks Doctor Who can be found in the latest edition of the Fusion Patrol podcast.
This has to be the best directed episode of Doctor Who that I have seen.
I didn’t warm to this well-crafted by the numbers Doctor Who/Overcoming the Monster episode.
Another episode that follows the season 36 pattern in being low on plot, high on atmosphere and above all leaving plenty of room to explore the Doctor/Bill dynamic. It’s definitely […]
Capaldi’s forced smile is the terrifying midpoint between Tom Baker and Malcolm Tucker and justifies this glossy but rather hollow episode on its own.
The new term has started in Doctor Who and The Pilot comes close to getting a first from me.
The sentient tattoo feels like something straight out of Series 1 Torchwood (in fact, I have a recollection of this plot actually being used in The X-Files). The amateur alien-bungling […]
Class is the fourth BBC TV spin-off from Doctor Who, this one aimed at ‘young adults’ created by novelist Patrick Ness, who to my knowledge has written nothing in the […]
Another fine adventure with an elaborate extortion plot with plenty of action involving a class 81 diesel locomotive, and a helicopter car chase. It’s colourful again, and exciting, and a […]
“Mrs Peel! We’re needed!” The extraordinary excitement of Steed and Mrs Peel returning in a tale of pernicious pipers has caused me to leap-frog my overdue Lost Episode reviews (I took last […]
I’ve taken a few days to try to unpick my thoughts about this episode. But it’s a mess. After the finely crafted Face the Raven and the near-perfect Heaven Sent, […]
I have no idea what to write about Heaven Sent. I was looking forward to it – not least because, with just one actor for the whole episode, it would […]