Showrunner

Running the asylum? Doctor Who’s ascended fan-showrunners

 Leora Hadas, University of Nottingham |   In the autobiographical “The Writer’s Tale”, former Doctor Who showrunner Russell T. Davies entitled the chapter chronicling his experiences with online fandom with a single word: “Bastards” (Davies & Cook 2008). This is particularly ironic considering that Davies himself was once an ardent member of Doctor Who fandom,…

Regeneration in Dr Who

It’s Timey Wimey for a Female Doctor

Sophia Davidson Gluyas, Deakin University | On the 4th of August 2013 it was announced that Peter Capalidi would play the 12th Doctor. It’s a good piece of casting and I know Capaldi will do a great job, only I no longer hear any profundity in the resounding question of the show. Doctor Who? Well,…