regeneration

  • Doctor Who’s Latest Era Is a Burst of Regenerative Energy

    Doctor Who’s Latest Era Is a Burst of Regenerative Energy

    When one Doctor biologically passes the torch to another, they do so in fire: a cascading, revitalizing burst of energy that blinds, dazzles, destroys, changes, and births in equal measure. Although Ncuti Gatwa’s Fifteenth Doctor already went through all that—of a sort—late last year for Doctor Who’s 60th anniversary and at Christmas, his debut season…


  • Doctor Who Saved Its Biggest Gift for Itself

    Doctor Who Saved Its Biggest Gift for Itself

    For a show that is often so optimistically forward-thinking—and where change is baked into its hearts—Doctor Who often has a bittersweet view of its own past. Heroes and friends come and go, goodbyes are frequent and brief, and a lot of them are permanent, especially when part of the key to its longevity is that…


  • Doctor Who Anniversaries, Ranked

    Doctor Who Anniversaries, Ranked

    Next week, Doctor Who turns 60, and it’s preparing for a blockbuster celebration in the days and weeks to come, with a re-coloured release of one its most iconic early stories, a trio of brand new specials, and a new Doctor arriving on Christmas Day. We can’t judge just how good the 60th has it…