Tagged Doctor Who and the Silurians

The Minister Returns

A somewhat unexpected Doctor Who spin off has been released and it’s definitely something worth checking out! As previously reported, The Minister of Chance is a new audio drama that uses a combination of film and radio techniques and can be heard via podcast and is being described as “a new form of entertainment”. Not…

Doctor Who and the Silurians

When I started out doing this series of classic who reviews, the initial group of stories was going to be ones that had some connection (if loosely) to the current series of Doctor Who. Some aren’t obvious to some (Edge of Destruction, Castrovalva), but the most obvious one is this one, a review of the…

Cold Blood Reaction

According to overnight figure reports, Doctor Who drew an audience of 5.46m (26.3% audience share) to BBC One on Saturday as Cold Blood concluded the two-part adventure begun with The Hungry Earth. It also seems a good chunk of viewers tuned in to BBC HD – total overnight figures indicate an audience of 5.7m, 27.2%…

Silurian Extras

The BBC has updated the official Doctor Who website with some features linked to last Saturday’s episode Cold Blood. Matt Smith and Karen Gillan answer some awkward questions and Meera Syal (Nasreen in The Hungry Earth/Cold Blood) gives her personal opinion on Matt, what she thinks of his portrayal of the Eleventh Doctor and what…

The Hungry Earth Preview

James Whittington previews the next episode of Doctor Who – The Hungry Earth. Warning – This preview contains spoilers. If in doubt do not read.  After last weeks truly awesome episode you can almost feel sorry for Chris Chibnall for he has quite an adventure to follow. Considering he was behind probably one of the…

Never Judge a Silurian by his Myrka

Thomas Willam Spychalski picks the bones off those wonderful creations the Silurians, a key foe for the Doctor in Barry Lett’s first season in charge… All of the most powerful creations in fiction often mirror ourselves in some way or another; monsters in fiction and fairy tales can show us truths not just on a…

Meera Syal on Hungry Earth

Former Goodness Gracious Me and The Kumars at No. 42 star Meera Syal appears in the next episode of Doctor Who, The Hungry Earth. Recently she chatted with SFX, and they’ve published the interview on their website. Curiously there isn’t very much to say about it – we find out that Syal’s character, Dr Nasreen…

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