5 times Doctor Who proved a female Doctor would work

As you’ve probably heard by now, series 11 will see our first ever female incarnation of The Doctor. What’s that, you didn’t notice from our multiple posts on the subject? Well we’re about to talk about it some more! Time Ladies have always been prominent in Doctor Who history; from the very first companion being…

The Hooded Woman (A 13th Doctor story)

Callie Wright paced the dark, dank alleyways around the backstreets of London, itching to get out of the pouring rain. Looking up at the lights, she paused briefly and admired her surroundings. She had always loved London. No matter how dark, grey or scary it looked, she saw beauty in it. The land of opportunity…

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…

Why Bill Potts Proves Positive LGBT+ Representation Matters

On 31st March 2017, actress Pearl Mackie announced in an interview with BBC News that her character, Bill Potts, would be Doctor Who’s first openly gay companion. Although Captain Jack, played by John Barrowman was pansexual (or omnisexual meaning aliens and robots are fair game!), he wasn’t a full-time companion so this was a big…

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…