Archive for the ‘Science Fiction’ Category

Torchwood: Children of Earth

Saturday, July 11, 2009 14:20 7 Comments

Torchwood: Children of Earth saw the Doctor Who spin-off drama Torchwood, led by John Barrowman as Captain Jack Harkness transfer to BBC 1 for the first time. Rather than the standard one episode per week for thirteen weeks, this was one episode per night for five nights, seemingly stemming from a desire to do something [...]

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Planet of the Dead Dwarf

Tuesday, April 14, 2009 7:20 1 Comment

So, Doctor Who and Red Dwarf on our screens over the Easter weekend. Something to look forward to, eh? Only, well…
Doctor Who — Planet of the Dead
I think Russell T. Davies has made the correct decision to step down from Doctor Who at the end of these specials, as his vision of Doctor [...]

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What’s that doing here?

Tuesday, September 30, 2008 16:38 No Comments

It’s not new, exactly, having originally been made in 2005 (but obviously added to since, as some of the clips were filmed after that), it’s just a little homage to how often the phrase “what are you doing here?” crops up in Doctor Who.

For an added bonus, true Dr. Who geeks can play ’spot the [...]

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The Doctors

Tuesday, September 2, 2008 19:02 8 Comments

Sorting out BTP’s shelf of Doctor Who DVDs, which is starting to look really quite impressively geeky now (although I have to admit that he has got me back into it to the extent that half a dozen of them are actually mine, rather than having been bought for him), I thought it was about [...]

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