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Doctor Who 50th anniversary: The Day of the Doctor, Arts

Doctor Who 50th anniversary: The Day of the Doctor

Let’s get one thing straight before we go any further, John Hurt is not the name of the Doctor. I’m referring to all those people who tweeted that John Hurt was the Doctor’s name at the end of The Name of the Doctor. Phew, now we’ve got that out of the way we can carry on.

By | Arts | Saturday, 23 November 2013 at 9:40 pm

Review of Doctor Who ‘The Eleventh Hour’ (Series 31), Arts

Review of Doctor Who ‘The Eleventh Hour’ (Series 31)

Between 2008-2009 Doctor Who had a hiatus of sorts. Instead of a full series there were several specials that saw the Doctor (David Tennant) travelling without a regular companion.

By | Arts | Saturday, 5 October 2013 at 4:00 am

Review of Doctor Who ‘Blink’ (Series 29), Arts

Review of Doctor Who ‘Blink’ (Series 29)

‘Don’t blink. Blink and you’re dead. Don’t turn your back. Don’t look away. And don’t blink. Good Luck.’ Those are the most chilling words ever to be said on Doctor Who.

By | Arts | Saturday, 28 September 2013 at 8:00 pm

Review of Doctor Who ‘School Reunion’ (Series 28), Arts

Review of Doctor Who ‘School Reunion’ (Series 28)

Another year and another Doctor, Christopher Eccleston only stayed for one series before moving on to other projects. The ninth Doctor regenerated after kissing Rose and absorbing all the power from the time vortex at the end of The Parting of Ways. And so the era of David Tennant’s tenth incarnation commenced.

By | Arts | Tuesday, 24 September 2013 at 4:00 am

Review of Doctor Who ‘Rose’ (Series 27), Arts

Review of Doctor Who ‘Rose’ (Series 27)

It all started at a party. Writer Russell T. Davies had a brief conversation with television executive Jane Tranter about resurrecting Doctor Who. Davies had been campaigning for years to get Doctor Who back on the box and finally here was his chance.

By | Arts | Saturday, 21 September 2013 at 6:00 pm

Doctor Who star Matt Smith is leaving: A review of the Eleventh incarnation of the Time Lord, Arts

Doctor Who star Matt Smith is leaving: A review of the Eleventh incarnation of the Time Lord

He entered the world of Doctor Who yelling and bemoaning the fact that he wasn’t ginger (again) before crashing the Tardis (again). But now it’s time for Matt Smith to leave – how will the Eleventh incarnation be judged?

By | Arts | Saturday, 1 June 2013 at 10:50 pm

A fan’s eye view: Broadchurch series 1, episode 8, Arts

A fan’s eye view: Broadchurch series 1, episode 8

Readers, you were right.

By | Arts | Monday, 22 April 2013 at 11:01 pm

Review of Broadchurch – Series 1, episode 7, Arts

Review of Broadchurch – Series 1, episode 7

Who could this Alistair Murray character be? He was found to cries of David Tennant shouting “of course, of course” to have been in email exchange with Danny, after police (finally) recovered his hard drive.

By | Arts | Monday, 15 April 2013 at 11:01 pm

Review of Broadchurch – Series 1, episode 6: Will David Tennant recover?, Arts

Review of Broadchurch – Series 1, episode 6: Will David Tennant recover?

Broadchurch has established a pattern (much to some viewers’ dislike) of one slow-paced filler episode followed by one that dramatically furthers the plot. Last night’s episode was the latter.

By | Arts | Monday, 8 April 2013 at 11:01 pm

Review of Broadchurch – Series 1, episode 5: The bodies keep washing up, Arts

Review of Broadchurch – Series 1, episode 5: The bodies keep washing up

Episode 5 of Broadchurch did not get much closer to a murderer, but instead spun out a storyline full of sad reflections.

By | Arts | Monday, 1 April 2013 at 10:01 pm

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