Mini-arc #3, companions collecting women companions, starts with the realization that new-Who doesn’t have many great examples of this. Join Deb, Liz, and Lynne as they discuss why that might be and how it works (or doesn’t) in the case of “Mummy on the Orient Express”. Poor Erika, who is absent, takes some serious guff.
What do you think about companions’ companions in the modern era? Are they sparse because of lack of screen time? Is it simply a different type of storytelling? Or something else? Let us know in the comments!
- Lynne wants (and will get!) more 13th Doctor fiction!
- Liz flips over Derek Jacobi as the War Master in Big Finish!
- Deb loves an article in The Guardian about women directors (including Rachel Talalay)!
Verity!‘s previous “Mummy” ep
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