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Writer: Peter Harness
Director: Daniel Nettheim
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 »
- Matt Dennis
Last night's new Doctor Who episode, The Girl Who Lived, marked the debut of guest star Maisie Williams as Ashildr. The Girl Who Lived was the first entry of a two-part episode, with the actress returning for next week's The Woman Who Lived, airing Saturday, October 24 on BBC and BBC America. Today, BBC revealed two new trailers for The Woman Who Lived, featuring Maisie Williams and series star Peter Capaldi.
The Woman Who Lived is set in 1651 England, where the deadly Highwayman 'The Knightmare' and his sidekick stalk the dark streets of London. But when they find loot that's not of this world, they come face to face with The Doctor. Who is the Knightmare in league with? And can the Doctor avoid the hangman's noose and protect Earth from a devilish betrayal? Rufus Hound and Todd Kramer also guest star in next week's new episode.
The previous episode, The »
2 items from 2015
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