How The Curse of Fatal Death Pre-Empted the Moffat Era of Doctor Who

June 10, 2015

Cast your mind back to 1999. There was no new Doctor Who on TV, save four sketches: three by Mark Gatiss as part of a Doctor Who night on BBC2 and a fourth by Steven Moffat for Comic Relief, starring Rowan Atkinson, Jonathan Pryce, Hugh Grant, Richard E Grant, Jim Broadbent, Joanna Lumley and Julia Sawalha.

These four amusing, affectionate and memorable sketches are thr subject of our podKast this week, as Christian Cawley and Brian A. Terranova uncover some remarkable similarities between The Curse of Fatal Death and Steven Moffat’s era of Doctor Who


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6 comments on “How The Curse of Fatal Death Pre-Empted the Moffat Era of Doctor Who

  1. Paul Bines Jun 10, 2015

    One thing – it’s JuliA not JuliE Sawalha…

  2. Dr. Moo Jun 10, 2015

    This quote from the behind the scenes feature on Fatal Death:

  3. McJohnson Jun 11, 2015

    Haven’t Dr. Moo, FrancoPabloDiablo and Castellan Spandrell already covered this topic?

  4. itsonlythesoaps Jun 11, 2015

    The Kidnappers was twisted, but hilarious. What saves it for me is the fact people who were involved with it were actually fans of the program. I tend to have major problems when people make fun of fans if they don’t have any cred of that nature personally. The Pitch of Fear, I liked the theme song part at the end as the tapping thing is part of the song IMO.