❉ This big, rompy character mashup is straightforward, silly, a good deal of fun, and never once outstays its welcome.
❉ This is a showcase for Sylvester McCoy’s brooding, manipulative Doctor, writes Kevin Burnard.
❉ James Goss’s sharp, articulate script is a diamond anniversary gem, writes Kevin Burnard.
❉ Rob Valentine’s entertaining script fizzes with sharply-written characters and sparkling interactions, writes Kevin Burnard.
❉ There’s not a weak link among these stories, and each is stronger and richer than the last, writes Kevin Burnard.
❉ What lies inside ‘What Lies Inside’? Two well-told, solid stories, offering a welcome change of pace after four ambitious box set arcs, writes Kevin Burnard.
❉ In the concluding volume of the series, ‘Stranded’ continues to show there’s so much more you can still do with Doctor Who, writes Kevin Burnard.
❉ The ‘Supermarionation’ pioneer’s personal life is explored in this compelling portrait of a complicated man, writes Kevin Burnard.
❉ Russell T Davies’ first Doctor Who story is a glimpse into one of the most exciting talents the series has ever had from before the legend got started.
❉ Full of emotional resonance, this is exactly the kind of story Doctor Who should be telling in 2021.