Category Archives: Shows

“The Name Of The Doctor” – Doctor Who

A few months ago I was forcibly egging on my Masters class to give a breakdown of the different types of television that there can be. Breaking down the basics of the goggle box shows into various categories: serialized, procedural, … Continue reading

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“Nightmare In Silver” – Doctor Who

On Saturday I had a very strange experience. For the first time I got to see a production of one of my own scripts, but one that I wasn’t involved in in any real way. I wrote the script, obviously, … Continue reading

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Countdown To Countdown: The Moorlines Of Destiny

Giles, you sly bitch. I’ve stayed relatively silent since my appearance on the weird and wonderful game show that is Countdown, partially because I’m a blogger and half of blogging is screaming “I SHOULD REALLY BLOG TODAY” while falling asleep … Continue reading

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“The Crimson Horror” – Doctor Who

Dame Diana Rigg. I tell you, that girl’s career is really taking off. After thoroughly enjoying Rigg tearing things up as Grandmother Tyrell in Game Of Thrones these past few weeks, here she brings the sass with much more creep … Continue reading

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“Journey To The Centre Of The TARDIS” – Doctor Who

About a half an hour before this episode aired I got into one of those Twitter debates that can eat up your evening. A friend of mine was singing the praises of Russell T Davies, and how the show has … Continue reading

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“Hide” – Doctor Who

And this is how we do a confinement episode. This series of Doctor Who hasn’t wowed me in general, if I’m honest. I’ve certainly enjoyed pockets of it, and I’ve definitely enjoyed segments of certain episodes — but apart from … Continue reading

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“Cold War” – Doctor Who

A step up again, if not exactly a triumph. Mark Gatiss — he of Sherlock writing and acting fame – returns to the Whovian fold once again for his fourth adventure, and also ticking off our “return of a classic … Continue reading

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