Why the Force is with Doctor Who

What happens when an unstoppable force meets an immovable object? The force stops, and the object moves. Despite its enviable literary pedigree (HG Wells, Jules Verne), Sci-fi was always a poor cousin of other genres of literature. I won’t go into the reasons here, but probably it was because there … Continue reading

The Doctor Who influenced my life, and saved a nation

This article was part-published in The Sun on August 23rd 2014 I remember hiding behind the sofa as a two-year-old in Glasgow in 1967. This kind of Dalek-dodging as toddlers is a shared childhood experience that binds the British together, and it’s funny to think that Peter Capaldi and Steven … Continue reading

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