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David Bowie IS V&A launch party review: music event of the year 2013

I’m posting various pieces I’ve written about David Bowie. Remember, David Bowie IS not was. Republished from Madam Miaow Says 23.03.2013 The vast lobby of the Victoria and Albert Museum had been turned into the sort of joint where beautiful … Continue reading

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Heaven Sent Doctor Who episode satisfies this SF critic at last: five-star review

WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD It is always good to be brought into the light, even though it may take an age: better late than never. And so the theme of Heaven Sent, the penultimate episode in the latest series of Doctor … Continue reading

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Doctor Who review: Death in Heaven season finale — an ideological battleground.

Doctor Who: Death in Heaven season finale — an ideological battleground. SPOILER ALERT Cybermen meet zombies in the second half of this A Matter of Life and Death nick in which our intrepid heroes hissy-fit around a lot. There’s so … Continue reading

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Doctor Who “Deep Breath” review 8.1: all hail Peter Capaldi, shame about the script.

Why is Peter Capaldi flashing his red bits like a lady baboon, and other questions. SPOILER ALERT Review of Dr Who “Deep Breath” first broadcast BBC1, Saturday 23rd August 2014 The Dalek was eyeing up some poor bastard on the … Continue reading

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