Spooky Christmas mysteries, comedy meeting horror, class & labour, emotional paradoxes, evolution of Doctor Who, writer instincts, aural imagery, narrative traps, genre expectations, magic time brainwashing, & more!Continue reading
Chibnall comments, character arcs, emotional storytelling, maximalist Who, can-kicking, deflection discourse, tautological morality, fandom perspectives, incuriosity, 13 & Yaz, avoidance, serialisation, & more!Continue reading
Moral infection, 2018 nostalgia, UNIT & fanservice, phone-watching, multiverses & mythology, timeless motherhood, coherence & contractions, rhythm & legacy, and more!Continue reading
Temporal menace, disparate apocalypses, Angelification, conceptual threats, tonal control, mindfulness amongst serialisation, cliffhangers, exposition, & more!Continue reading
Appeals to possibility, imaginative concepts, shadow shows, the nature of serialisation, validities of fan judgements, space laws, why episodes get compared, preferred versions of history, tensions, projections, producer comments & more!Continue reading
Ritualistic beats, Swarm’s physicality, educational writing, a sense of fun, timey-wimey storytelling, Chibnall’s framing of Mary Seacole & Russia, Lungbarrow, Marvel, & more!Continue reading
Strange new structures, new production logistics, the ‘too early to judge’ argument, accents, stakes, Liverpool, meta foreknowledge, new companion dynamics, & more!Continue reading
David Tennant’s 2021 series of Doctor Who comes to a close. We look at retroactive characterisation, the draw of the past, season structures, the role of cover art, event storytelling, resolution repetition, character continuity, physicality, promotion, & much more.Continue reading
Did Series 12 of Doctor Who disrespect Steven Moffat’s era? Two opposing sides battle this question out in a Doctor Who Debate!
1 show. 2 fans. 1 question. 2 perspectives. This is Doctor Who Debate, where we each take a side, and tackle a controversial question about Doctor Who — but it’s up to you to decide who won the debate! Let us know what you think in the comments.Continue reading
David Tennant’s new series of Doctor Who — before the Time War, on audio, and releasing three episodes at a time — continues. We look at the middle stretch of the series in depth, talking twists and secrecy, companion chemistry, body horror on audio, android identity, bubble dimensions, ‘fanbrain’, self selection, alien bears, vanity and sacrifice, the Time War as a meta scar across the show, & much more.Continue reading
Who Cares? about reaching
500 600 subscribers? Let’s celebrate with a song. After all, what’s in a name?
A new series of Doctor Who with David Tennant? Before the Time War? On audio? We discuss this new series in depth, looking at colliding the 10th Doctor with 1960s Doctor Who, characterisation potential, twist marketing, season structures, questions of related content, approachability, storytelling influences & motivations, & much more.Continue reading
Dalek depth, police parallels, Yaz yearning, troublesome timeliness, beanies, Barrowman, yes, there’s an awful lot to discuss in this podcast about Revolution of the Daleks, the 2021 Doctor Who New Year’s Day special.Continue reading
Did Steven Moffat or Russell T Davies have the better Doctor Who Christmas specials? Two opposing sides battle this question out in a Doctor Who Debate!
For this debate, we tackle the question of which era of Christmas specials were superior, the 2006-2009 David Tennant Christmas specials from Russell T Davies, or the 2010-2017 Matt Smith and Peter Capaldi Christmas specials from Steven Moffat. Each side makes two arguments for their position, before a final conclusion and rebuttal. Many points are raised, many sources are pointed to, many takes are shared — but it’s up to you to let us know what you think, and who won the debate!Continue reading
Should The Day of the Doctor have featured Classic Doctors? Two opposing sides battle this question out in a Doctor Who Debate!
1 show. 2 fans. 1 question. 2 perspectives. This is Doctor Who debate, where we each take a side, and tackle a controversial question about Doctor Who — but it’s up to you to decide who won the debate! Let us know what you think in the comments.Continue reading