SmileTARDISAnother from DWM #512.

And it was a mighty relief to having something upbeat to say about a Frank Cottrell-Boyce Doctor Who story. Particularly as I generally think he’s a terrific writer.

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The Pilot

I’ll get to it later, but I wasn’t especially upbeat coming into this series. That was only because the Christmas episode – which prompted an extremely positive reaction in general – left me cold (no pun). This, I thought, was representative of the new direction for Peter Capaldi’s final year.

It sort of was too. But, as it transpired, once Bill was locked into the equation, I really enjoyed what was to follow.

This review is from DWM #512.

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