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More Vampires Reaction

Vampires of Venice has proved a popular episode of Doctor Who, particularly from a critical point of view – we’ve got more links to reviews of the episode from around the web for your enjoyment… No doubt the additional mainstream media attention came from the recent MediaWatch UK claims that the show was featuring “inappropriate”…

Vampires Of Venice

Monsters and Doctor Who are inseparable. They rely on each other for existence both in the real life of the television series, where the monsters are certainly one of the reasons viewers tune in every week, and in the fiction itself, where a Doctor who did not meet and battle monsters would hardly seem like…

Vampires Reaction

Doctor Who continued this weekend with Vampires of Venice, an episode that succeeded spectacularly in fooling everyone as to its true identity! Sadly the same wasn’t true of the frightening alien race featured in the story – who weren’t really vampires – but hey, it was a fun runaround (if slightly scary for the younger…

Amy’s Choice Preview

Doctor Who takes a change of pace next week – a bizarre, dual world scenario which brings the time travellers into contact with the mysterious Dream Lord. Alongside Amy Pond (Karen Gillan) and the Doctor (Matt Smith), Amy’s fiance Rory (Arthur Darvill) is on hand in the TARDIS following a quick pickup at the beginning…

“Venice is all Starbucks”

Doctor Who scriptwriter Toby Whithouse has dismissed the Venice of 2010 as a shadow of its former self, and nothing like the romantic location featured in Vampires of Venice. After being asked to set the story somewhere romantic, Southend-born Toby – who also wrote 2006’s School Reunion and is the creator of Being Human -…

Doctor Who the Musical? No.

Doctor Who semi-regular Arthur Darvill has revealed that there are no plans for a musical version of the time travelling adventure series. Interviewed by The Stage, Darvill – an accomplished musician and composer as well as an actor – reckoned suggestions of a musical episode or even stage show were wide of the mark (thank…

Toby Whithouse Interviewed

Toby Whithouse is the creator of Being Human – not to mention the man behind this week’s Doctor Who, The Vampires of Venice! He’s been interviewed by SFX recently, in which he describes the episode as being “like a 45-minute movie.” Talking about how nice it is to not have to do the whole showrunner…

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