Director: Daniel Nettheim
Cast: Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman, Ingrid Oliver, Jemma Redgrave, Rebecca Front
Synopsis: The Doctor & Unit face a threat on a global scale, as a radicalized faction of Zygons that have previously been allowed to live out as in human disguise on Earth launch a deadly offensive in a bid to takeover the Planet…
Doctor Who can do social commentary extremely well. We all know science fiction has been used many-a-time to satirize and discuss complex social-political issues, and in the past writers have used Doctor Who stories in much a similar way, discussing subjects like colonialism, race, industrial strikes, and even environmental/ecological concerns, all told through a sci-fi haze.
The Zygon Invasion by Peter Harness is the latest in a long line of Who stories providing biting commentary on important current affairs. A dark political thriller, its an episode that intelligently