Doctor Who Series 7

As far as I can see, the most detailed information that we currently have about the broadcast dates of series 7 of Doctor Who is in this tweet from @bbcdoctorwho. There will be 6 episodes this year, including the Xmas Special. Then 8 next year. Jenna’s character will first be seen at Xmas. But it […]

Some Doctor Who Theories (Revisited)

Back in May, after two episodes of Doctor Who series 6, I made some predictions about the rest of the series. Now that the series is over, it’s time to go back over those predictions to see how I did. There were nine of them. The eye-patch lady is going to be important.Excellent start. The […]

Some Doctor Who Theories

We’re two episodes into the new series of Doctor Who and from what we’ve seen so far the arc plot is going to be even more complex than last year. Here are a few theories that have occurred to me over the last couple of days. They aren’t spoilers in any meaningful way as I […]

Neil Gaiman Explains Doctor Who

Neil Gaiman was asked whether people need to know about the show’s previous history before watching the new series of Doctor Who. This was his reply: No, look, there’s a blue box. It’s bigger on the inside than it is on the outside. It can go anywhere in time and space and sometimes even where […]

Doctor Who Experience

Series 6 of Doctor Who starts on Saturday 23rd April. So I think that’s a perfect day to visit the Doctor Who Experience at Olympia. Yes, it’s expensive (adult tickets are £20) and, if previous Dr Who exhibitions are any guide) it won’t be worth the money. But if we get a large enough group […]

Matt Smith: The Eleventh Doctor

Matt Smith: The Eleventh Doctor It’s been a day since the announcement, so I thought I’d bore you all with my thoughts on Matt Smith as the eleventh Doctor. When I first heard the news I though “who?”, like most people, but then I looked him up on the web and realised that I knew […]

What I Did At Mashed 08

I was at Mashed 08 at Alexandra Palace yesterday. Unfortunately I didn’t have time to go back today, but I’ve made some progress on my project from home. It was a successful day all in all though. Here’s what I did. Watched Jonathan Tweed talk about the BBC /programmes api. If I hadn’t already had […]

Russell T Davies to Leave Doctor Who

We all knew it would happen sometime (not even John Nathan-Turner went on forever) and there have been rumours flying around for a while, but yesterday the BBC confirmed that Russell T Davies will be stepping down as executive producer of Doctor Who. He’ll stay on for the four specials to be broadcast next year […]