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Dr Who Christmas Special

Postby Pepper Pig » December 25th, 2017, 7:28 pm

Thought it was wonderful! David Bradley really channelled William Hartnell and I finally warmed to Peter Capaldi. Nice touch to bring back Jenna Coleman too. 8-)
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Re: Dr Who Christmas Special

Postby StokeySue » December 26th, 2017, 12:00 am

Agree, the end of the Matt Smith series got so convoluted I couldn't follow it but this was a clear narrative that was easy to follow, and all the leads were excellent

I always liked Capaldi, but ready for Jodi now
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Re: Dr Who Christmas Special

Postby TeresaFoodie » December 26th, 2017, 6:31 am

I missed it because nobody else wanted to watch it but glad to hear it was enjoyed. I shall catch up with it another day.
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Re: Dr Who Christmas Special

Postby Ratatouille » December 26th, 2017, 1:18 pm

Not a Dr Who fan but Mr R and GCs all are. I was impressed last night however so were the enthusasts.
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Re: Dr Who Christmas Special

Postby Cheezy_Jazzy » December 26th, 2017, 8:40 pm

I Think it was Peter Capaldi's best episode as the Doctor. I think I cried more in this episode than series 2 finale Parting of the Ways
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Re: Dr Who Christmas Special

Postby Zosherooney » December 26th, 2017, 11:21 pm

I loved the William Hartnell character and of course Cappaldi but I got bored with the the story and eventually turned over, I felt it was too slow for me.
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Re: Dr Who Christmas Special

Postby suffolk » December 27th, 2017, 10:50 am

Loved it ... thought it more nuanced than some of the more recent ones ... signs of good things to come perhaps ... and the name check for Cromer always goes down well in this part of the world of course ... the local papers are full of it http://www.edp24.co.uk/news/doctor-who- ... -1-5333691
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Re: Dr Who Christmas Special

Postby StokeySue » December 27th, 2017, 10:58 am

Spoiler alert
And apparently Gatiss was very chuffed when the Captain turned out to be the Brigadier's grandfather (Lethbridge-Stewarts are a long running Who theme)

I was lucky enough to see David Bradley's award winning performance as Lear's Fool in 1991 (Brian Cox was Lear; no the short one!)
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Re: Dr Who Christmas Special

Postby Herbidacious » December 27th, 2017, 11:25 am

No!

I may watch it at some point, but... well I have already said what I feel about a female doctor. It's messing with my childhood. I may be foolish, but I think I am allowed some occasional foolishness.

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Re: Dr Who Christmas Special

Postby suffolk » December 27th, 2017, 11:31 am

Herbi ... the Christmas Edition addresses the gender thing in a very subtle and clever way .......... liked it and thought it worked :D :tu:
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Re: Dr Who Christmas Special

Postby Herbidacious » December 27th, 2017, 11:32 am

oh, (grumble grumble) ok. Maybe I should watch it... :)
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