Articles about 'Doctor Who'

The Thirteenth Doctor

It’s time the ‘jokes’ about the new female Doctor Who are considered for what they really are, argues Amy Roskilly

Guest Blogger // 22 July 2017

Categories: Blog

Weekly round-up and open thread

Hello, F Word readers, and Happy 2015! Welcome to the first weekly round-up and open thread of the year. Below are some recent news stories that caught the attention of The F Word Collective this week (linking does not necessarily imply endorsement or agreement by members of the collective or the author of this post). Please note that these links range from "ooh yay!" to "oy vey" and some articles may be triggering. Want to discuss these topics or add your own? Please share this post, and comment below!

Chella Quint // 5 January 2015

Categories: Blog

New feature: in anticipation of The Day of the Doctor…

As I’m sure the Doctor Who fans among you will be aware, this evening will see the screening of the programme’s 50th anniversary episode. In honour of this, our comedy...

Holly Combe // 23 November 2013

Categories: Blog

Who us?

Feminist fans celebrate 50 years of Doctor Who in this group piece wrangled by Whovian and F-Word Comedy Section Editor Chella Quint

Chella Quint //

Categories: Features, Television

New review: Clara who?

Clara Oswin/Oswald, the latest companion on Doctor Who and subject of Lucy Pegg‘s new review, has featured in plenty of Whovian feminist discussions online. These sit alongside more mainstream suggestions...

Holly Combe // 3 May 2013

Categories: Blog

Clara who?

Lucy Pegg explores whether Clara looks set to follow a similar traditional trajectory to other companions on Steven Moffat's Doctor Who. Will she fulfil the role of "strong character, female" Hope Dinsdale highlighted when she wrote about women on the programme back in 2011?

Lucy Pegg //

Categories: Reviews, Television

New review: Delia gets her day

Back in October, The F-Word ran a piece by Michelle Drury about the women of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop. One of the women Michelle wrote about was Delia Derbyshire, who...

Cazz Blase // 25 February 2013

Categories: Blog

Delia gets her day

In January Ruth Rosselson attended a series of events held to celebrate the work of electronic composer and Radiophonic Workshopper Delia Derbyshire. She shares her experience of the Delia Derbyshire Day here

Ruth Rosselson //

Categories: Events, Films, Music, Radio, Reviews

Where do you draw the line?

I’ve spent a lot of time recently considering the various problems with things I like. I don’t know if it’s just me being a “humourless feminazi” (it’s not), but I...

Natalie Dzerins // 8 January 2012

Categories: Blog

All the TARDIS Ladies

Before you settle down to digest your Christmas Dinner with the Doctor Who Special, you might like to consider how the show treats its female characters. Hope Dinsdale investigates

Hope Dinsdale // 22 December 2011

Categories: Television

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