How The Curse of Fatal Death Pre-Empted the Moffat Era of Doctor Who

Doctor Who: The Curse of Fatal Death

Cast your mind back to 1999. There was no new Doctor Who on TV, save four sketches: three by Mark Gatiss as part of a Doctor Who night on BBC2 and a fourth by Steven Moffat for Comic Relief, starring Rowan Atkinson, Jonathan Pryce, Hugh Grant, Richard E Grant, Jim Broadbent, Joanna Lumley and Julia Sawalha.

These four amusing, affectionate and memorable sketches are thr subject of our podKast this week, as Christian Cawley and Brian A. Terranova uncover some remarkable similarities between The Curse of Fatal Death and Steven Moffat’s era of Doctor Who


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6 thoughts on “How The Curse of Fatal Death Pre-Empted the Moffat Era of Doctor Who

      1. I was just reading that and I think some very interesting and valid points were made, so I wouldn’t listen to any criticism.

  1. The Kidnappers was twisted, but hilarious. What saves it for me is the fact people who were involved with it were actually fans of the program. I tend to have major problems when people make fun of fans if they don’t have any cred of that nature personally. The Pitch of Fear, I liked the theme song part at the end as the tapping thing is part of the song IMO.

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