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January 1, 2019

Director: Wayne Yip

Screenplay: Chris Chibnall

Starring: Jodie Whittaker, Bradley Walsh, Tosin Cole, Mandip Gill, Charlotte Ritchie, Nikesh Patel, Daniel Adegboyega

Runtime: 60 Minutes

★★★★☆

The greatest strength of the recent series of Doctor Who has been showrunner Chris Chibnall’s intention to bring as much new blood to the show as possible at the expense of some of the more familiar components of the show’s image in p...

December 9, 2018

Director: Jamie Childs

Screenplay: Chris Chibnall

Starring: Jodie Whittaker, Bradley Walsh, Tosin Cole, Mandip Gill, Phyllis Logan, Mark Addy, Percelle Ascott, Samuel Oatle

Runtime: 50 Minutes

Series 11 - Episode 10

★★★☆☆

Coming around sooner than expected for any recent series of the show, a series finale for Doctor Who is usually the one where the show is able to flex its greatest strengths – with bigger plots, bigg...

December 2, 2018

Director: Jamie Childs

Screenplay: Ed Hime

Starring: Jodie Whittaker, Bradley Walsh, Tosin Cole, Mandip Gill, Sharon D. Clarke, Ellie Wallwork, Kevin Eldon

Runtime: 49 Minutes

Series 11 - Episode 9

★★☆☆☆

For all the adventure that the show promotes, Doctor Who has never been afraid of going into headier areas of the science-fiction genre, with ‘out there’ concepts usually explored is smaller scale stories, or thrown into t...

November 25, 2018

Director: Sallie Aprahamian

Writer: Joy Wilkinson

Cast: Jodie Whittaker, Bradley Walsh, Tosin Cole, Mandip Gill, Alan Cumming, Becka Savage, Willa Twiston

Runtime: 50 Minutes

Series 11 - Episode 8

★★★★☆

After the bouncier exploits of last week, looks like we’re back on dangerous ground again for The Doctor and the TARDIS team. Something you can certainly never criticise this new run for is playing it safe, here seeing the gang visit...

November 18, 2018

Director: Jennifer Perrott

Screenplay: Pete McTighe

Starring: Jodie Whittaker, Bradley Walsh, Tosin Cole, Mandip Gill, Julie Hesmondhalgh, Lee Mack, Callum Dixon, Claudia Jessie

Runtime: 50 Minutes

Series 11 - Episode 7

★★★★☆

Chibnall’s run at Doctor Who has so far garnered some of the heaviest density episodes in quite some time, racking up at least two episodes that have revelled in the acclaim of critics and audiences for the rep...

November 11, 2018

Director: Mark Tonderai

Screenplay: Chris Chibnall

Starring: Jodie Whittaker, Bradley Walsh, Tosin Cole, Mandip Gill

Runtime: 50 Minutes

Series 11 - Episode 6

★★★★☆

If last week’s episode felt like it was lacking in the sense of dramatic or even thematic weight of Whittaker’s first few adventures, then Demons of the Punjab is going to drop kick any sense of complacency right out of viewers. In fact, this might be one of the heaviest...

November 4, 2018

Director: Jennifer Perrott

Screenplay: Chris Chibnall

Starring: Jodie Whittaker, Bradley Walsh, Tosin Cole, Mandip Gill, Brett Goldstein, Lois Chimimba, Suzanne Packer, Ben Bailey-Smith

Runtime: 50 Minutes

Series 11 - Episode 5

★★★☆☆

From the streets of Sheffield to scavenging on an alien junkyard planet, this week sees our heroes brought aboard a medical ship equivalent of the Red Cross following an incident with a sonic mine, so s...

October 28, 2018

Director: Sallie Aprahamian

Screenplay: Chris Chibnall

Starring: Jodie Whittaker, Bradley Walsh, Tosin Cole, Mandip Gill, Chris Noth, Shobna Gulati, Tanya Fear

Runtime: 50 Minutes

Series 11 - Episode 4

★★★☆☆

If the previous two episodes of the series were about allowing the series to settle into its new groove, while also building up new prospective avenues for the characters to find themselves, Arachnids in the UK is what feels lik...

October 21, 2018

Director: Mark Tonderai

Screenplay: Chris Chibnall

Starring: Jodie Whittaker, Bradley Walsh, Tosin Cole, Mandip Gill, Vinette Robinson, Joshua Bowman, Trevor White

Runtime: 50 Minutes

Series 11 - Episode 3

★★★★☆

As is customary for most first-time companions, “one trip to the past, one trip to the future”. Rosa feels like the first episode since at least 2010s Vincent and the Doctor (blimey it’s been a while) to actually delve into...

October 14, 2018

Director: Mark Tonderai

Screenplay: Chris Chibnall

Starring: Jodie Whittaker, Bradley Walsh, Tosin Cole, Mandip Gill, Susan Lynch, Shaun Dooley

Runtime: 50 Minutes

Series 11 - Episode 2

★★★★☆

Following on immediately after the events of the opening episode, it’s nice to see this series keeping the new momentum going with a very fun premise for a first true adventure for the Doctor and her companions.

If the initial nervous wobbles of...

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