The Paternoster Gang: Heritage 2 review

Following on from June’s Paternoster Gang: Heritage 1, we now have three more adventures for Mme Vastra, Jenny and Strax in Paternoster Gang: Heritage 2. Food for thought Dan Starkey (Strax himself) wrote first story “Dining with Death”. Strax often (unknown to him) provides the humour in the Paternoster Gang, and here it is almost … >

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The Paternoster Gang: Heritage 1 review

With three entertaining stories, Big Finish launches another Doctor Who spin-off range, and this time it’s Catrin Stewart, Neve McIntosh and Dan Starkey in The Paternoster Gang: Heritage 1. Fans have long hoped this trio (Jenny Flint, Mme Vastra the Silurian and Strax the Sontaran) would make it to audio, and their arrival in their … >

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‘Doctor Who’ kiss in ‘Deep Breath’ cut from Asian broadcasts

The kiss between Madame Vastra and Jenny Flint in the first episode of Doctor Who‘s new series has reportedly been cut from Asian broadcasts. Vastra (Neve McIntosh) and Jenny (Catrin Stewart) had their first on-screen kiss in ‘Deep Breath’ last month, with Vastra sharing her oxygen while the pair attempted to hold their breath. The … >

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12 best moments from ‘Deep Breath’

After an eyebrow cameo in the 50th anniversary special, a kidney-based regeneration scene at Christmas and a rather long wait, the Twelfth Doctor has arrived. Spiky, sharp-suited and definitely more of a window than a door man, the universe had better watch out. Buy Season 8 on DVD on Amazon. Buy Season 8 on Blu-ray … >

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‘Doctor Who’ Series 8 Episode 1: Another ‘Deep Breath’ review

Sometimes, a change is better than a rest. The closing triptych of Matt Smith’s tenure in the TARDIS promised a great deal but delivered only sporadically (‘The Name of the Doctor’ was mostly good, ‘The Day of the Doctor’ was mostly patchy, ‘The Time of the Doctor’ was mostly tedious) and while there’s always a … >

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‘Doctor Who’ Series 8 Episode 1: ‘Deep Breath’ review

It’s the Trigger’s Broom Conundrum: is it still your favourite old broom if its handle and head have been replaced? How much can you change a thing before it’s no longer the thing it was originally was? The dozenth Doctor understands the principle all too well. He is the new broom. Different body, different head, … >

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‘Doctor Who’ trailer for Series 8 opener ‘Deep Breath’

BBC One has released a 30-second trailer for the first episode of Doctor Who‘s new series. ‘Deep Breath’ airs on Saturday 23 August on BBC One. The official synopsis reads: “When the Doctor arrives in Victorian London, he finds a dinosaur rampant in the Thames and a spate of deadly spontaneous combustions. Who is the … >

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