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5 things we’d like to see in a second season of ‘Class’

In its brief eight-episode run, Doctor Who’s teenage spin-off introduced us to a diverse gang of characters forced into friendship through adversity. With an initial release on the online-only BBC Three last autumn, and then some rather shoddy scheduling on late-night BBC One earlier this year, viewing figures have been unspectacular and there has been...

5 reasons why Matt Smith’s Doctor should be your favourite

As a life-long Doctor Who fan, the hardest and most annoying question to answer is, “Who’s your favourite Doctor?” Here Liam South provides five reasons why the Eleventh Doctor should be your answer…   Bowties were never cooler. (Bowtie sales actually did rise after ‘The Eleventh Hour’ aired).   Matt Smith’s two distinct looks (the...

‘Doctor Who’ companions’ 5 best first trips to the past

“Past or future?” The choice offered to Bill Potts in ‘Smile’ is one his new friends are often asked to make when first they step through the doors of his TARDIS. Pre-order the new season on DVD on Amazon here. Pre-order the new season on Blu-ray on Amazon here. With Bill enjoying her first trip to the past in ‘Thin...

5 reasons why David Tennant’s Doctor should be your favourite

As a life-long Doctor Who fan, the hardest and most annoying question to answer is, “Who’s your favourite Doctor?” Here Liam South provides five reasons why the Tenth Doctor should be your answer…   David Tennant is perhaps the most iconic of the new Doctors, representing one of the highest heights in the show’s popularity....

5 reasons why Christopher Eccleston’s Doctor should be your favourite

As a life-long Doctor Who fan, the hardest and most annoying question to answer is, “Who’s your favourite Doctor?” Here Liam South provides five reasons why the Ninth Doctor should be your answer…   Being the first Doctor for a new, young audience, Christopher Eccleston’s Doctor is fast-paced and energetic.   Eccleston’s clothes, while maybe...

5 reasons why John Hurt’s Doctor should be your favourite

As a life-long Doctor Who fan, the hardest and most annoying question to answer is, “Who’s your favourite Doctor?” Here Liam South provides five reasons why the War Doctor should be your answer…   He’s played by John Hurt.   It’s John Hurt.   Did I mention JOHN HURT?   The War Doctor represents the...

5 reasons why Paul McGann’s Doctor should be your favourite

As a life-long Doctor Who fan, the hardest and most annoying question to answer is, “Who’s your favourite Doctor?” Here Liam South provides five reasons why the Eighth Doctor should be your answer…   McGann’s tenure as the Doctor may have been brief on television, but his Big Finish work is truly astounding.   In the...

‘Doctor Who’ companions’ 5 best first trips to the future

“Past or future?” The question asked of Bill Potts in ‘Smile’ as she is offered her first proper trip in the TARDIS, is one that the Doctor often poses of his new travelling companions these days. Pre-order the new season on DVD on Amazon here. Pre-order the new season on Blu-ray on Amazon here. With Bill enjoying her...

5 reasons why Sylvester McCoy’s Doctor should be your favourite

As a life-long Doctor Who fan, the hardest and most annoying question to answer is, “Who’s your favourite Doctor?” Here Liam South provides five reasons why the Seventh Doctor should be your answer…   Sylvester McCoy manages to bring some mystery back to the Doctor. A conscious move on the part of Script Editor Andrew Cartmel....

5 reasons why Colin Baker’s Doctor should be your favourite

As a life-long Doctor Who fan, the hardest and most annoying question to answer is, “Who’s your favourite Doctor?” Here Liam South provides five reasons why the Sixth Doctor should be your answer…   If Troughton’s look is definitive 60’s and Pertwee’s is definitive 70’s, Colin Baker’s is definitive 80’s. It has all the colours and...