Tagged The Parting of the Ways

A Nightmare Future

According to reports, Dr Robin Bunce – a Cambridge University academic – believes that the reason most people are scared of the Daleks is because they are “the nightmare future that we dread”. Bunce apparently suggests that as viewers we fear them because one day we could become them (something that is near enough true…

The Lost Doctor in The Lost Stories

He’s baaaaaack!  It seems Paterson Joseph just can’t keep away from the Whoniverse!  We don’t blame him, of course.  Big Finish has recently revealed that the Almost-Eleventh-Doctor will make a guest appearance alongside Sylvester McCoy’s Seventh Doctor and Sophie Aldred’s Ace in Earth Aid, as a bloke named Victor Espinoza! This final story in the…

Finale Poll

With The Pandorica Opens/The Big Bang now resolved, the time has come for you to tell us how you would rate it in relation to the other season finales. You’ll notice that we’ve intentionally left out The End of Time – we’ll declare this an “end of era” as opposed to an “end of season”…

Doctor Who Gothic

Doctor Who is a genre show. But there is no such thing as a pure, homogenous genre: genre reinforces and reinvents itself constantly. Doctor Who has survived by adapting and incorporating elements from other genres to become its own unique hybrid. An impression of the fluidity of the show can be made by focusing on…

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