Doctor Who Series 12 has finished – but what did we make of The Timeless Children? Despite leaks and spoilers aplenty, it managed to surprise. But does it offer a brand new direction for Doctor Who beyond the hodge-podge of ideas?

Christian Cawley and James McLean work it out.

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We’re taking a break for a month – we’ll see you again around Easter!

Couldn’t Doctor Who Series 9 have finished with a less contentious episode than the disappointing but not-really-all-that-bad Hell Bent? Capaldi was wonderful once again, as was Coleman – but did the Doctor – and Moffat – really have to go that far with the storyline only to wind up not killing Clara after all?

And did we really need Ken Bones’ General to regenerate? And did it have to be into a female incarnation? Did that further the story at all? We don’t think so.

With Christian Cawley, James McLean – and through the wonder of timey wimey editing, Brian Terranova.

This week, we set our sights on Christmas Day and Matt Smith’s sad departure from¬†#DoctorWho. It is, indeed, The Time of the Doctor, and there is much to discuss… Also, look out for news of…