An anonymous reader writes "“The New Series has given itself two basic tasks. One, to put back and keep on our screens a programme by the name of Doctor Who that maintains substantial visible continuity with the classic series in many ways. Two, and this is where conflicting elements start to come in, to seek to define this resurrected programme against many aspects of the classic series, even fundamental aspects in pursuit of task one.
In itself this is neither good nor bad. If anything it is on balance probably a good thing to seek to redress the shortcomings of the classic series", but "What matters, ultimately, are the choices involved and their execution.”
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