Tagged Chris Chibnall

Doctor Who Magazine 422

Doctor Who Magazine scales new heights in issue 422 – the award-winning Richard Curtis, writer of Vincent and the Doctor, talks exclusively about his forthcoming episode in DWM 422… “It was a joy working on something my kids love,” says Richard. “During the summer I was writing it, we had lots of prints of Van…

Killed in Action? (Spoiler)

Oh Rory. You soared and then you were gone. Wiped so cruelly from history after being gunned down by Restac and absorbed into the crack in time in Cold Blood last night. Of course, if you’re an ardent Doctor Who fan (or, indeed fan of any twisty fantasy show) you probably know that this is…

Darvill: “I feel privileged”

How could anyone hate Arthur Darvill? Not only does he play the completely besotted Rory with brilliant panache but he also feels ‘privileged’ to do so. Speaking to TV Choice, Darvill explained that he is pleased with the storyline he’s been given. “I feel privileged every day,” he said. “I think Steven Moffat has written…

Operation: Platinum Age, Part 2

Continuing Elton Townend Jones’ appraisal of Series 5/Season 31… Fortunately, The Hungry Earth has put things back on track. It’s been clear throughout the season that Moffat has been the strongest writer for the new regulars, but he also seemed to lack the equivalent of himself that Russell T Davies had. Perhaps Chris Chibnall will…

Operation: Platinum Age, Part 1

New contributor Elton Townend Jones surveys Doctor Who, Series 5/Season 31… At the close of The Hungry Earth, the Eleventh Doctor is peering down on the deliciously volcanic subterranean metropolis of Homo Reptilia. What happens next won’t be known for another week, but with five episodes to go before we can safely get back on…

Chibnall on Sea Devils

There is a great interview on SFX at the moment with The Hungry Earth/Cold Blood writer Chris Chibnall, in which he discusses bringing back Doctor Who monsters the Silurians – and the Sea Devils. It seems that although the Sea Devils (from the 1972 story of the same name) were considered briefly for the story,…

Cold Blood Preview

Warning – This preview contains spoilers. If in doubt do not read. “This ends here!” After last weeks entertaining instalment we reach part two of Chris Chibnall’s resurrection of the Silurian race. Retaining the momentum of the first part it starts as most second chapters do, with a quick resume and then it’s straight into…

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