TW watch Doctor Who S09E3/4 Under The Lake/Before The Flood

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If the sequence of words ‘Two-part base-under-siege story with ghosts’ doesn’t ring any sort of alarm bells then you probably haven’t seen enough Doctor Who.  To say the format has been done to death would be a disservice to the concept of death itself.  But New Who veteran Toby Whithouse seems fully … Continue reading

TW asks: Why did Clara not recognize Missy?

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By Owen Quinn So the woman in the shop gave Clara the Doctor’s direct phone number to ensure they ended up together. Many speculated it was either River Song or another version of Clara herself but as we discover in Dark Water/Death n Heaven, it was Missy otherwise known as … Continue reading

TW watches Doctor Who The Magician’s Apprentice S09E01

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By Joe Gardner Doctor Who has finally recovered from its hitherto vow to contain all stories to a single, forty-five minute block with this week’s series opener The Magician’s Apprentice; first of a two-part story starring the Twelfth Doctor and companion Clara Oswald which announces the rebooted show’s revamped mission … Continue reading

TW asks: Is Doctor Who Threatened By Its Own Past?

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By Joe Gardner For a programme with the concept of ‘change’ a core value in its heart, it would seem strange that Doctor Who could be beset from fulfilling its potential by being reined in by its own history.  But, even at what is arguably its creative peak, could the BBC’s … Continue reading

TW TV flashback Doctor Who Last Christmas: A cracker or a turkey?

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By Owen Quinn With such a dour Doctor, could this even begin to be a happy Christmas? Add to that the entrance of Santa Claus himself, I was wondering how exactly they would keep every child’s belief alive in the jolly man that makes their wishes come true every year … Continue reading

Doctor Who Deep Breath special feature: What’s up with Clara?

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By Owen Quinn Something has been bugging me since the broadcast of the debut adventure of Peter Capaldi’s new Doctor. And I’ve noticed others are picking up on it and it was something I mentioned in my review of the episode right here on the Time Warriors. What’s up with … Continue reading