WHAT DID YOU THINK OF “LAST CHRISTMAS”?
I enjoyed it. The Doctor, Clara and Santa bounced off each other nicely. Nick Frost was great. It made you think about the nature of dreams and reality. Not sure what people are actually expecting from a Doctor Who Christmas special ( maybe The Greatest Story Ever Told?) but this ticked all the boxes for me. And I’m glad Clara is staying.
Stuart Surridge A parasite that DIES if the host wakes up? No wonder there aren’t many around…
John Hobart I absolutely LOVED the Christmas special. For me it was one of the Moff ’s best scripts. It redeemed the rather clumsy exploration of the “grumpy” Doctor we had in the last series, which I feel the Moff was a little too worried about introducing to the world, bashing us over the head with half- hearted explanations of why he was this way in case the audience didn’t get it. It also gave us a much better ending for Danny Pink ( I thought the last ten minutes of “Death In Heaven” were awful). For me this special has restored the modern series to that special place in my heart. It also made me feel that Capaldi’s Doctor has finally arrived – he feels like the Doctor again by the end of the episode.
Iain Brooks I really enjoyed it. I’ve decided life’s too short to get hot under the collar about plot holes and the like in what is basically a television show for the family ( and not a high- art cinema verité designed to be intently beard- stroked over by