Opinion

Opinion

Who on Earth…

“Over the years I’ve visited this planet on many occasions,” the Doctor tells Rose, “and I’ve been noticed.” He certainly has! Since his first visit to Earth in the early 1960s, the Doctor has been up and down Earth’s time line like a yo-yo. He seems to have a particular fondness for the 20th century,…

Doc of the Pops (part 2)

Back Episode 3 – China In Your Hand The Doctor finds himself up against it in a village of peasants under the leadership of Chairman Mao. Episode 4 – The Tide Is High The TARDIS materialises in a harbour with the sea lapping over the walls. Is it too late that the Doctor realises that…

Doc of the Pops

One of the features of ‘new’ Doctor Who has been the use of pop music in the musical score. It hasn’t been overly used to the point that we see the Doctor bopping around the TARDIS making his hands into the letters Y, M, C, and A. Nor have we seen him appear in a…

Season Climax Anagrams

Nick Brown tells us about his Doctor Who Series 3 climax theory – it’s all in the anagrams, apparently… Russell T Davies. Say what you like about him – and a lot of us do – but the man is a genius. “Eh?” I hear you cry. Yes, I know some say that he’s not…

Martha’s Got a Lot

As the Doctor and Martha are mired in 1913, one year from the Great War and with the Doctor not quite himself, what better time than to take stock of our new companion, medical student Martha Jones? You might want to harp on all day about Rose Tyler and her and the Doctor’s “special relationship”,…

Dictionary Corner

Now that we are approaching the forty-fourth year of Doctor Who we have seen many changes. Not only have the Doctor, the companions, the monsters and the format changed but also the language. Looking at the language and scripts of William Hartnell (World’s End), Tom Baker (The Sontaran Experiment and the City of Death), Sylvester…

Master of Survival

“The Time Lords of Gallifrey” series continues with a look at one of the most notorious names in the annals of Gallifrey… Time Lord history is littered with renegades, outcasts of society whose contribution to the annals of Universe’s oldest civilization was to embarrass, to challenge and to attempt to overthrow. None of these individuals…

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