TMoRP – Happy Doctor Who Day

Every year I mark the occasion of 23rd November with something Doctor Who-related.

The show began broadcasting on this date back in 1963. I’ve been marking the anniversary in one way or another almost as long as I can remember – certainly since my early teenage years. I’m not remotely kidding when I say that the date has more significance to me than any other cultural calendar event (though I do put a bit more effort into Christmas, because of the food involved!)

This year it will probably be a rewatch of ‘Heaven Sent‘ (aka that really good one from last year with Peter Capaldi talking to himself for an hour). And if I have time, I’ll probably throw in his anti-war rant from ‘The Zygon Inversion‘. [1]

“Do you know what thinking is? It’s just a fancy word for changing your mind.”

It feels timely.


[1] Who am I kidding? I watched it three times just writing this blog post. [2]
[2] Ooh, and while you’re at it, perhaps you’re tired of Capaldi and would quite like to watch some John “The War Doctor” Hurt? Here he is doing the same speech at the Gallifrey One convention earlier this year:

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