Tagged Karen Gillan

Amy’s Scary Romp

Amy’s Choice writer Simon Nye has chatted with Digital Spy this week about his Doctor Who episode, which the Men Behaving Badly writer describes as “a scary romp.” There is certainly alot to be gained from the interview which in some ways is a little spoilery. Certainly with Toby Jones as the Dream Lord seemingly…

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…

“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 –…

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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