The Mind Probe
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One of the longest-standing companions ever?! She will have done less than 2 series!
2 weeks, 2 days ago on Jenna Coleman Leaving at Christmas?
Blimey, this must be a dark one! Doctor Who ending at 9:10?!
2 weeks, 6 days ago on Deep Breath Time Confirmed
@Gustaff I'm not sure, but I think it sounds more like Two Steps From Hell with those sorts of risers and electronics than Murray Gold
3 weeks, 1 day ago on Deep Breath TV Trailer
This would be absolutely terrible unless a charity special which is non-canon. When you try to combine two different TV worlds you end up with disasters like Dimensions in Time!
3 weeks, 3 days ago on Moffat Would Do ‘Wholock’
@Xaven There's another non-private one, just type in "doctor who series 8 opening titles official leaked" to youtube :)
3 weeks, 4 days ago on The Series 8 Title Sequence
I really hope Billy Hanshaw gets properly credited in the end titles, and he really deserves to be paid as some bits are identical.
@Stradiwhovius I hated the TARDIS doors for the fact that they opened outwards at the end of the title sequence, not inwards like in the programme!
Hmm, can't believe many fans would get this… far too much for 1 episode, especially considering the box set will be out a couple of months later!
3 weeks, 4 days ago on Deep Breath Standalone DVD & Blu-Ray
I'm assuming he will do the average of 3 series, which is the perfect time to develop a Doctor and be loved and missed, without ruining your career!
3 weeks, 4 days ago on Capaldi Signed Up For Doctor Who Series 9?
Great interview! It's inspired me to buy the novel!
4 weeks ago on George Mann on Writing the War Doctor
The more I read about this series, the more it seems like they're trying to do the Sixth Doctor... but done well! More like his audio adventures than first series.
1 month ago on Coleman on Capaldi’s “Mad Curiosity”, Clara’s Home Life
Looks like Capaldi tries on various different costumes throughout the episode before settling on his final one!
1 month ago on Deep Breath Pics
£20 is very decent if the prom was anything to go by… I'll be trying to get tickets!
1 month ago on Symphonic Spectacular UK Tour in 2015
@floppy_who @The Mind Probe I was lucky enough to get to the prom last year, and it was amazing seeing Howell and Ayres live! (Oh, and Dudley Simpson in the audience too!)
1 month ago on Weird and Wonderful
I think Series 5, 6A and 7A are incredibly strong runs, with 6B and 7B being mixed bags!
1 month, 1 week ago on New Who: The Story Thus Far – Series 7 (Part 1)
From 4:10 is awesome!
1 month, 1 week ago on Weird and Wonderful
The BBC Radiophonic Workshop at Commonwealth Games 2014 is incredible! I love the Peter Howell theme tune, so funky!
@supermoff @The Mind Probe @LGwalchmai95 Just read that he was inspired by James Bond and The Bourne Identity, so urban thrillers in general :)
1 month, 1 week ago on New Who: The Story Thus Far – Series 7 (Part 2)
@supermoff @LGwalchmai95 Was he really influenced by Skyfall? Filming on Bells took place over a month before Skyfall was released!
@supermoff @The Mind Probe Yeah he's another favourite of mine! Joe Ahearne, Adam Smith and Toby Haynes also spring to mind as directors who need to return!
1 month, 1 week ago on Moffat: Peter Jackson Episode Will Probably Happen
I'd rather see Graeme Harper return if I'm honest… But Peter Jackson would bring a lot of attention to the show!
@WiblyWoblyTimyWimyMOFFAT I think it means responding to the phone call Matt got at the very end of The Big Bang about a Mummy on the Orient Express. This had already been rumoured for this episode :)
1 month, 1 week ago on SFX #251 Previews Series 8
@Planet of the Deaf @The Mind Probe Perhaps Jeff's one of the passengers ;)
Reading this list makes me realise how little we actually know about this series!
"808. Moffat playing the long game with a callback to something from Matt’s first series. A brilliant idea of a monster. Foxes singing."
Seems like the rumour of a Mummy on the Orient Express may be true!
@Rani Nose Bringing back the Autons would be a great idea!
1 month, 2 weeks ago on Will There Be a 10th Anniversary Special for the Revival?
I may be mistaken, but I'm pretty sure I read in an interview with Steven Moffat in DWM that The Three Doctors was never really planned as a 10 year anniversary special, and it's just gained that reputation since.
@The Outer Space K9 Very true, and I would have thought that 2-parters would be cheaper as you don't need brand new sets for the second part.
1 month, 2 weeks ago on Are Longer Stories Better? Five Classics
@Planet of the Deaf I think that the cliffhanger to Episode 6 is, quite possibly, the most moving moment of Classic Who… Incredible acting, and something that you can only get away with because it's a parallel universe!
Also HAVOC are on top form throughout!
Fantastic article - Inferno is one of my favourite stories ever, and I agree about what you said about the others. The only one of your choices that I feel is padded is The War Games, which I think would have made an even stronger 8-parter. Having said this, the last 2 episodes are phenomenal!
@Planet of the Deaf @The Mind Probe @ShameOnSM I think 6 only shows some darker elements during The Trial of a Time Lord, particularly after (SPOILER) Peri's death, and during the "That's what it takes to be really corrupt" speech.
1 month, 2 weeks ago on How Far Into Darkness will the 12th Doctor Take Us?
@Planet of the Deaf @The Mind Probe @ShameOnSM Very true, which raises the question of if any of the Doctors have really been dark, or at least consistently dark… I suppose they all have a different scale of darkness, and I'd say Eccleston is the darkest and Troughton is the least dark.
@ShameOnSM Maybe late Tennant too! (I hate that I can't edit previous comments!)
@ShameOnSM Similarly the 1st Doctor which some consider "dark" I just consider "grumpy", and yet he had a really childish playful side. I think the only "dark" Doctors are Hurt, Eccleston, and late McCoy.
@ShameOnSM @The Mind Probe I was never convinced that the 6th Doctor was really "dark", just really "angry", and that changed over time. Whereas Eccleston seemed a really hurt and damaged Doctor.
I just hope they don't do a Christian Bale Batman level of darkness!
Great article! I'm hoping he's about the same level of darkness as Eccleston, who could get angry with a companion (such as at Rose in Father's Day) but still have a laugh and a smile (Everybody lives!)
@Richy Woo Not necessarily - I've heard they get to see some scripts and filming of the new series, so can tailor their characterisation of the Doctor better.
1 month, 2 weeks ago on First 12th Doctor Novels Detailed
@stargazer0118 @The Mind Probe Either black or dark grey… a funeral perhaps?
1 month, 3 weeks ago on Doctor Who Series 8 TV Launch Trailer
@YaelMoise @The Mind Probe Haven't seen a tie in any filming photos for the entire series though… Hmm...
0:25 - CAPALDI IS WEARING A TIE!
@DaftDalek @The Mind Probe @TardisBoy I didn't realise how iconic it was either, and yet when I saw a Dalek for the first time it seemed strangely familiar...
1 month, 4 weeks ago on Why We love Doctor Who
@TardisBoy My story's rather similar - my parents were going on about some sic-fi show which they loved when they were kids. I assumed it would be boring… how wrong I was!
P.S. Smashing article, put me in a really great mood!
@Rorschach's_Journal_of_Impossible_Things I'd like to throw the boy from Night Terrors in the list of bad ones too… completely ruined the episode for me!
1 month, 4 weeks ago on Series 8: Frank Cottrell Boyce Confirmed
@awkward912 Perhaps after the recent DWM poll Moffat decided "Return to Akhaten" wasn't such a great plan after all… ;)
"A cast of child actors"... Hmm, Dr Who rarely casts decent child actors...
2 months ago on Series 8: Frank Cottrell Boyce Confirmed
The story itself is sweet, but my main issue is it didn't have to be the Cybermen at all… it could have been any other monster (preferably a new one), as it didn't add anything to the Cybermen, and instead made them come across as weak.
2 months ago on The Common Criticisms of Closing Time
So if this 50th anniversary box set is going to happen, it must be soon!
2 months ago on Series 8 DVD / Blu-Ray Dated