Spoiler Warning: this post will be discussing “Cold Blood” the second part of the “Hungry Earth” episode featuring the Silurians, which has just aired in Australia. If you haven’t watched it, I recommend not reading on.
This week it was revealed that Karen Gillan (who appeared as a soothsayer in “The Fires of Pompeii”) will be joining Matt Smith in 2010 as the Doctor’s Companion. We know nothing yet about the character she will play —… Read More ›
I don’t believe you’ve met my young friend Ace, an expert in calorification, incineration, carbonization, and inflammation.
-The Doctor, The Happiness Patrol
Dorothy McShane of Perivale, UK, better known as Ace, was the Doctor’s companion in Doctor Who from 1987 until the show’s cancellation in 1989. She was young. She was independent. She was tough. She was smart. She was a glorious feminist character.
So, for our second Whoydnesday (taking up Su’s suggestion for a slight revision in spelling since last week), lets focus on the sociodynamics of the relationship between Doctor and Companion. (Although when Lauredhel logs on she has a great image… Read More ›