Tagged The Vampires of Venice

Amy’s Choice – Modern Classic?

Quirky, oddball, psychological – three great words that do no justice to an excellent episode of Doctor Who. Amy’s Choice was a rarity – an episode that felt quite different to anything that had gone before, despite minor similarities with 1968’s The Mind Robber and 1964’s The Edge of Destruction. We’ll have a full review…

Doctor Who Adventures 166

With dangerous alien fish on the loose and fangs a plenty, Doctor Who Adventures looks back at an episode that had a real bite – The Vampires of Venice. With just weeks to go until the first Doctor Who Adventure Game, we look at what is in store and how you can help the Doctor…

Visiting Venice

The BBC’s Official Doctor Who site continued its superb coverage of the new series this week with features that could quite easily be described as Vampires of Venice “extras”. There are links to many BBC resources on the wondrous, historical city of Venice (including Francesco’s Venice, the documentary series profiling growth of Venice, presented by…

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”…

Sexy Vamps OK?

As a response to the recent storm about the suitablility of Amy Pond trying to cop off with the Doctor and pretty vampires with fangs and (gasp) clothes on, WalesOnline’s Carolyn Hitt has made a pertinent observation about the way Doctor Who is enjoyed as part of weekly family viewing. Asking the question “has Doctor…

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…

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