Tag: Doctor Who

Spitfire Review: The Thirteenth Doctor’s Era

Spitfire Review: The Thirteenth Doctor’s Era

I had such high hopes for the Thirteenth Doctor’s era. Back in 2017 everything looked promising. The chequered showrunner Steven Moffat was leaving, Jodie Whittaker, a fantastic actress that I admired, was cast as the Time Lord and previous Doctor Who and Torchwood writer Chris Chibnall was taking control of the programme. It had so …

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Top Five British Royal Family Mysteries

Top Five British Royal Family Mysteries

Here in the UK we’re celebrating the Platinum Jubilee for Queen Elizabeth the Second, Britain’s longest reigning monarch. Although the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee was actually on Sunday, February 6th, we’re celebrating it it in June now that Covid restrictions have been fully lifted. We’re currently enjoying a four day bank holiday weekend, a Platinum Party …

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Five tales from the South Coast

Five tales from the South Coast

Hello everyone. Today I’m doing something slightly different. In 2020 I planned to have one week away in a cottage on the south coast, to catch up on my writing and to escape the hustle of London. I love my writing retreats, the village that I stay in is normally in the ‘off’ season and …

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Spitfire review: Doctor Who – Flux

Spitfire review: Doctor Who – Flux

I didn’t plan on reviewing Doctor Who: Flux. I hadn’t lost complete faith in the show but my enthusiasm had waned under Chibnall’s writing. I no longer consumed every behind the scenes segment and cast interview. I didn’t watch the trailer for Flux until it appeared on my phone on auto play and when Flux …

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Top 5 unmade Doctor Who episodes

Top 5 unmade Doctor Who episodes

On Monday 7th July 2007 The Guardian labeled Russell T Davies as the fifteenth most powerful player in the media industry. Although you have to question the use of the word “player”, many would say that Doctor Who was at the peak of its popularity at this time. With the two spin off shows, Torchwood …

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Top 5 missing episodes of Doctor Who

Top 5 missing episodes of Doctor Who

On December 31st 2020, to round a dreadful year off, all episodes of Doctor Who broadcast since 2005 were removed from Netflix. This is something many Doctor Who fans feared but expected as Britbox, who currently own all classic episodes of Doctor Who, had previously shown interest in owning the complete collection. Despite this purchase, …

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Five Year Website anniversary

Five Year Website anniversary

Happy anniversary! Hello everyone. I wish we could celebrate this milestone under better circumstances. ¬†Five years ago today I created and published my first post on this website. I won’t go into too much detail about that moment because I spoke about it not that long ago in February when I celebrated by one hundred …

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Five biblical stories based on real events.

Five biblical stories based on real events.

I am not a religious man. I do not believe in any gods or higher powers, I believe in science and facts. That being said, I do enjoy some religious stories (although most of them are tales from the Greek and Egyptian pantheons where the gods are more numerous, flawed and complex) but because I …

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Five first drafts of famous characters

Five first drafts of famous characters

Last month I wrote two website posts on “Firsts”. They were first drafts of famous novels and first drafts of famous films which you can read by clicking on their titles. Whilst researching these articles I found so much interesting information that I had enough content for a third post. This will be the last …

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First drafts of famous films

First drafts of famous films

Last time we looked at first draft of famous novels including Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. If you haven’t read that article, you can do do so by clicking here. Today we’re looking at the first draft of famous films!