VIE-CAP: World Enough And Time

This episode – the eleventh and penultimate of Series 10 – by rights should have been subtitled, “Or, When A Scenario Isn’t Just A Scenario.” Forget what you saw in the pre-credits sequence. That was a tease. (Spoilers, sweetie.) The real heartbreak here comes after The Doctor decides now is as good a time as […]

VIE-CAP: The Eaters Of Light

It’s present-day in Aberdeen, Scotland, and all wee Judy wants to do is lie down on top of a hill and listen for the music stirring underground. A young boy, presumably her older brother, who has listened to many a supernatural tale upon an elder’s knee; is anything but keen: “You’re going to get me […]

VIE-CAP: The Lie Of The Land

“Relax. Do as you’re told. Your future is taken care of.” The Monks have spent the last six months at the fore of a totalitarian regime, and Bill has taken to talking to her long deceased mother to keep top of mind that the world’s history according to the Monks is a lie. Nardole recovered […]

VIE-CAP: Take Me To “The Pilot”

Take me to the pilot Lead me through the chamber Take me to the pilot I am but a stranger* What can I say about the first episode of Series 10 of Doctor Who, other than Wow!? Peter Capaldi, at the outset of his final series as the twelfth Time Lord at the TARDIS console, is pitch […]

VIE-CAP: The Return Of Doctor Mysterio

I hedged, and hemmed, and hawed. Some of the buzz surrounding this year’s Doctor Who Christmas Special wasn’t the greatest, and I had enough to do on Christmas Day without finding a way to see it as someone who isn’t a cable TV subscriber. After spending most of New Year’s Day in bed after an unanticipated vertigo […]