In About Time, the whole of Doctor Who is examined through the lens of the real-world social and political changes as well as ongoing developments in television production that influenced the series in ways big and small over the course of a generation.
Armed with these guidebooks, readers will be able to cast their minds back to 1975, 1982, 2005 and other years to best appreciate the series’ content and character.
Volume 9 of this series focuses on Series 4 (2008) of the revamped Doctor Who starring David Tennant, as well as the 2009 Specials that finished out his era, with bonus write-ups on Music of the Spheres, the animated adventure Dreamland and The Sarah Jane Adventures story “The Wedding of Sarah Jane Smith.”
Essays in this volume include: “Should Doctor Who be Appointment Television?,” “How Can Anyone Know About the Time War?,” and “Why Can’t Anyone Just Die?”
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