Facing the Raven

Facing the Raven: Doctor Who Series Nine in Review

“Gloriously great book. Read and watched the season at the same time. Influenced my understanding of the season in a fantastic way.” ~Courtland D. Lewis, author of Way of the Doctor: Doctor Who’s Pocketbook Guide to the Good Life

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By taking the best of modern Doctor Who (like character drama and series-long story arcs) and the best of classic Doctor Who (multi-episode stories, cliffhangers, fewer modern-Earth settings, etc) 2015 gave us one of the greatest seasons the venerable show has ever produced. Facing the Raven: Doctor Who Series Nine In Review includes an overview of the series’ themes, in-depth analyses of each episode, exhaustive background details, a timeline of events leading up to the broadcast of the season, and exclusive interviews with:

  • Director Rachel Talalay
  • Scriptwriter Jamie Mathieson
  • Prosthetic effects producer Kate Walshe
  • Creature performer Jon Davey