Doctor Who Series 11: the monsters are us

A pattern has emerged from the seven episodes Doctor Who series 11 that have aired so far and it looks as if the pattern will likely continue. The threat of any given episode is not entirely what it seems. With few exceptions, the real threat in each Series 11 episode seems to be worst of … >

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Doctor Who, Demons of the Punjab: cast list, demons named

The guest cast list for the sixth episode of Doctor Who, Series 11, Demons of the Punjab was released: Shobna Gulati: Najia Khan, Yaz’s mother Ravin J Ganatra: Hakim Khan, Yaz’s father Bhavnisha Parmar: Sonya Khan, Yaz’s sister Leena Dhingra: Nani Umbreen, Yaz’s grandmother Amita Suman: Umbreen, Yaz’s grandmother 1947 Shane Zaza: Prem  Hamza Jeetooa: Manish Shaheen Khan: Hasna Barbara Fadden, Almak, likely a demon … >

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Why has ITV never found its own ‘Doctor Who’?

This month brought the sad news that fantasy adventure series Jekyll and Hyde has been cancelled after only one season due to disappointing ratings. Charlie Higson’s ten-part drama was the latest in a line of ITV shows to have aired over the past decade that have tried to ape the family-friendly success of Doctor Who. … >

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