Day: 07/12/2015

11 “Heaven Sent” (Doctor Who series 9) [SPOILERS]


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My favourite Doctor has always been the Third Doctor, Jon Pertwee.

Partly this is because he was the Doctor I grew up watching, on Saturday morning re-runs of old serials. Partly it’s because I have a soft spot for the slightly cantankerous old git in the role (See also: Patrick Troughton -Ed).

The reason that I bring this up is that Peter Capaldi is giving dear old Jon a serious run for his money.

I was delighted when he was chosen for the role — even if he was not my first choice — because he makes such a contrast with the recent run. And with series 9 it feels like the writers have actually used him to his potential.

But anyway, this is meant to be a review, not a hagiography

Read on…(and mind the spoilers!)