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doctor who death in heaven review

This season of Doctor Who is definitely one that grew stronger the longer it went on. Much of that was in allowing Peter Capaldi to grow more comfortable in his role as the Twelfth Doctor, and for him and Jenna Coleman to find their rhythm as Doctor and companion. But there were also the slowly developing threads linking The Doctor, Clara, Danny (Samuel Anderson), and eventually, Missy (Michelle Gomez) that once fully exposed made series 8’s finale so powerful. (more…)

doctor who review the caretaker feature

Coming off an exhilarating bank heist it’s back to the daily grind of Coal Hill School for Clara and… The Doctor? Yes, this week’s episode sees The Doctor again trying to blend in with humans, going deep undercover in “The Caretaker” from returning writer Gareth Edwards (“The Lodger”, “Closing Time”) and Steven Moffat. What is it that brings The Doctor to Coal Hill? Aliens? Robots? Alien robots? (more…)

Samuel Anderson Joins ‘Who’ as New Companion

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I guess two companions are better than one. BBC has announced that British TV fixture Samuel Anderson has joined the series 8 cast of Doctor Who in a recurring capacity as the new Doctor’s new male companion. Anderson will join Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman in the new ongoing adventures of the Gallifreyian Time Lord, which are currently shooting in and around Cardiff for a premiere date later is year. (more…)

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