Neela Debnath is the Blogs Editor for the Independent Online and has been a member of the online editorial team since 2010. She has an MA in Journalism (NCTJ accredited). She is interested in current affairs, media and dipping into other areas of journalism. She's also a bit of a geek.
What a wonderful way to end this momentous series in the 50th year of Doctor Who. From the start of the episode you know this is going to be a good episode that will make the audience forgive past mistakes such as Dinosaurs on a Spaceship or the so-so Ring of Akhaten.
This week Neil Gaiman was in the writer’s chair with a story that saw the return of a classic Doctor Who foe: the Cybermen. Gaiman plus the Cybermen, what could possibly go wrong? Quite a lot, unfortunately.
This week was another great adventure from the pen of Mark Gatiss, featuring mother and daughter duo Diana Rigg and Rachael Stirling, who played a mother and daughter with a rather dysfunctional relationship. It also saw Clara don Victorian garb again, surely having to squeeze into a corset must jog at least one past life memory?
This week’s instalment can be summed up in one word: mesmerising. From the stunning, unending panoramas of Westeros and Essos to the gritty character development, it is hard to fault And Now His Watch Has Ended.