Tag: Doctor Who

Doctor Who: Mummy On The Orient Express – The Spoiler Review by John Rivers (TV review).

October 14, 2014 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: Mummy On The Orient Express – The Spoiler Review by John Rivers (TV review).

‘Mummy On The Orient Express’, the eighth episode of the eighth series of ‘Doctor Who’ saw the Doctor and Clara take a trip on the world’s most famous train… in space! If you haven’t seen the episode then I suggest you check out Geoff’s review here: http://sfcrowsnest.org.uk/doctor-who-mummy-on-the-orient-express-by-jamie-mathieson-doctor-who-review/. If you’ve seen the episode, then by all means […]

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Doctor Who: Mummy On The Orient Express by Jamie Mathieson (Doctor Who review).

October 11, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
Doctor Who: Mummy On The Orient Express by Jamie Mathieson (Doctor Who review).

Be careful: There may be some unintentional spoilers although I won’t give away the ending. ‘Mummy On The Orient Express’ is the first of two stories by Jamie Mathieson this season. The title tells the story from the start, presenting the Mummy or the Foretold and anyone who sees it dies within 66 seconds. Don’t […]

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Doctor Who Christmas special lands Nick Frost as guest star.

September 19, 2014 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who Christmas special lands Nick Frost as guest star.

Production on 2014’s Doctor Who Christmas episode has begun,to air this Christmas 2014 on BBC One, and now includes one half of the Frost and Pegg double act. Actor Nick Frost has starred in various film and television roles, including Spaced, The World’s End, Shaun Of The Dead, Hot Fuzz, Cuban Fury and alien on the lam […]

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Doctor Who: Listen by Steven Moffat (TV review)

September 13, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
Doctor Who: Listen by Steven Moffat   (TV review)

I did have a ponder this week as to whether ‘Doctor Who’ is still considered a children or a family show. Whatever, it goes without saying that both the SF and plotting elements need to be sharper. If youngsters are brought in to look at other SF material and see it done better than in […]

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Doctor Who: Robot Of Sherwood – The Spoiler Review by John Rivers (TV review).

September 9, 2014 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: Robot Of Sherwood – The Spoiler Review by John Rivers  (TV review).

This week saw the Doctor and Clara arrive in Sherwood Forest, ‘1190-ish’ and meet one of England’s greatest legends. If you haven’t seen the episode you may want to read Geoff’s spoiler-free review here: http://sfcrowsnest.org.uk/doctor-who-robot-of-sherwood-by-mark-gattis-tv-review/ . otherwise pull your green tights on and prepare to get merry… What sort of show do you think ‘Doctor […]

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Doctor Who: Robot Of Sherwood by Mark Gattis (TV review).

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Doctor Who: Robot Of Sherwood by Mark Gattis (TV review).

Believe it or not, I don’t watch ‘Doctor Who’ to pick flaws but they do seem to becoming a trend with this latest season and it’s hard to avoid them. Be careful: There may be some unintentional spoilers although I won’t give away the ending. Clara wants to meet Robin Hood and although the Doctor […]

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Doctor Who: Into The Dalek – The Spoiler Review by John Rivers (TV review).

September 4, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
Doctor Who: Into The Dalek – The Spoiler Review by John Rivers  (TV review).

This week ‘Doctor Who’ went ‘Into the Dalek’. If you’d like to read a spoiler-free review of the episode then please follow this link (http://sfcrowsnest.org.uk/doctor-who-into-the-dalek-by-steven-moffat-and-phil-ford-tv-review/) to Geoff’s excellent piece. If you’re happy to be spoiled, whether you’ve seen the episode or not, then read on… When does ‘Doctor Who’ start repeating itself? Insert your favourite […]

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Doctor Who – ‘Deep Breath – The Spoiler Review by John Rivers (TV review).

August 27, 2014 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who – ‘Deep Breath – The Spoiler Review by John Rivers (TV review).

Type ‘Doctor Who Deep Breath review’ into Google and it currently has 138,000 results. By the time you read this the number will likely be more. Reviews began popping-up once the leaked unfinished version appeared online ready to download. This isn’t the only review on this site, if you’d like a spoiler-free review then I […]

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Doctor Who: Deep Breath by Steven Moffat (TV review).

August 23, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
Doctor Who: Deep Breath by Steven Moffat (TV review).

As with previous years, don’t expect me to go too spoiler, there’s enough other sites doing that, even in the brief hour after the first of Peter Capaldi’s tenure as the next regeneration of the Doctor. This review is more to do with impressions having watched the first extended episode. What is most surprising is […]

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Doctor Who, SF And Football by John Rivers (article).

August 5, 2014 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who, SF And Football by John Rivers (article).

On my Facebook and Twitter timelines, throughout and after the World Cup Final, an interesting thing happened. During half-time of the BBC’s Final coverage, Gary Lineker skilfully negotiated a ‘Doctor Who’ pun with all the finesse he showed in putting three past Poland in the 1986 competition’s group stages and introduced the new ‘Doctor Who’ […]

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