THE WAR MACHINES

Episode 1 Sue: This one has the Daleks written all over it. Even the titles look like a Dalek has written them. It’s so obvious. When the Doctor complains about his irritable skin condition, which he only ever gets when Daleks are in the vicinity, Sue’s suspicions are confirmed. The Doctor then decides that something…

THE SAVAGES

Episode 1 Sue: I miss the individual episode titles. Me: Already? But at least you know what the story is called without having to ask. Sue: I can’t read it properly – the background is too white. What does it say? ‘The Sky Ages’? Me: This is proper Doctor Who. Look, we’re in a quarry.…

THE GUNFIGHTERS

A Holiday for the Doctor The Gunfighters begins with a song. Sue: This is an interesting way to start an episode. We’ve never seen anything like this before. Nicol: This isn’t Doctor Who. What is this? Sue’s daughter watched this episode with us – the first time we’ve allowed another human being to sit in…

THE CELESTIAL TOYMAKER

The Celestial Toyroom Sue: Is there anything I should know about this before we begin? Me: Well, a new producer has taken over the reins. He’s called Innes Lloyd and he’ll stick around a lot longer than the last one did. Another interesting fact is the Doctor Who Appreciation Society named their monthly magazine after…

THE ARK

The Steel Sky I’ve told Sue that The Ark is only two episodes long. I hope the risk to my personal safety is worth it. Sue: At last, moving images again. And only two episodes as well. This should be a walk in the park. The first thing we have to contend with is a…