The Time Ladies Press Tour!

The announcement of Jodie Whittaker as the 13th Doctor made the internet go next level #HYPE. We were in the thick of it as a blog which focuses on celebrating women who have been part of Doctor Who and as advocates of female fan engagement. Female fans are often quickly labelled or questioned on their…

The 13th Doctor, Our Reaction.

Unless you’ve been sleeping under a rock (how painful), you’ll have heard about the announcement of the 13th Doctor, Jodie Whittaker. That’s right, the first female Doctor has been cast! Read our thoughts below… Beth I became a Doctor Who fan at 8 years old in 2006. I fell in love with The Doctor and…

Doctor Who? Is the Future Female?

So, we’re minutes away from the new Doctor. Want our feelings whilst you’re watching Wimbledon? Read on… Beth: What do I want in the 13th Doctor? A simple enough question, but my honest answer is that I don’t /really/ know. There’s one thing I do know though: I don’t want another white male. The Doctor…

5 Times The Master Fooled Us

Now, it may have been just me. In fact, I was the only Time Lady not to have clocked ‘John flippin’-right-in-front-of-me Simm’ in World Enough and Time but I notoriously have always been fooled by the Master’s disguises. Before you say “But surely not in…” yes. Every. Single. One. As a celebration of the first multi-Master…

Top Ten Bill Potts moments

Series Ten is over! *sobs*. Bill Potts has floated off into space for adventures with Heather after a roller-coaster ride on the TARDIS. From the moment she entered The Doctor’s study, to facing death as a cyberman, our girl has made us laugh, smile and cry. Here we’ve picked ten of our (many) favourite moments…

Female SURVIVAL: Shaping the modern companion

The TARDIS lands on a suburban London street, and out walks a feisty young girl and our old alien hero. Sounds familiar, right? 2005 era Doctor Who springs to mind, an exciting, modern time and the beginning of the show as we now know it. But the groundwork for this kind of set up was…

Gallifrey

The soft, burnt orange suns melt the landscape into art. shining mountains climb high, grasping onto silver clouds above fields of deep red grass and glittering, silver leaves catch the light and leave a firey imprint in the breeze. The mighty glass dome looms housing spires that reach high filled with ancient life watching over…

Blink: Ten Years On

‘Blink’ first aired on 9th June 2007 and has since received critical acclaim, with many people labelling it as one of the best episodes of the ‘New Who’ series. The episode starts ambiguously, we have no idea where the Doctor and Martha are or who the new monsters are. We certainly don’t know anything about…

Monthly Doctor Who favourites: May

This month The Doctor and Bill battled a scary house, visited the moon and began a terrifying adventure to discover the ‘truth’. Here are a few of our favourite things from around the Whoniverse that we’re loving! Dr Men Books From the world of Hargreaves comes Dr Men, a mash-up of the Mr Men and…

Reasons we love Pearl Mackie!

Today is Pearl Mackie’s birthday! To celebrate, we asked twitter exactly why they love our newest time lady. Happy Birthday Pearl, and here’s why we love you! ‘She’s relatable!’ @DavidPuckridge ‘She knows sci-fi tropes, which warms my nerdy little heart.’ @MatGreenfield ‘She takes the time to reply and give love to Who fans – she…

He Saves People (Mental Health Awareness Week)

Knock Knock aired last weekend, and i still haven’t written a post for it. In fact i’ve not written anything all week. I just cant face it. As i sit searching the mental health awareness tag on twitter, i realise that The 8-14th may 2017 is mental health awareness week, which perfectly concides with my…

10 of our reactions to Thin Ice

Our second big adventure of the series and Bill has travelled back in time! Well… she did at the end of episode 2 but sshhh here we are, at a fair on the frozen Thames. Elephant, ox cheeks and all. Here are ten reactions we Time Ladies had to Sarah Dollard’s Thin Ice (p.s. Sarah,…