Author Archive for: JIm Sangster

Doctor Who: Take a Deep Breath

The Lord of Time.

A new Doctor inevitably causes concern for every committed Whoovian. Jim Sangster takes a deep breath … which is followed by a sigh of relief.

“He’s passionate, curious yet still possesses that youthful innocence. It feels like we have a Doctor who knows the entire history of the show and that we’re in safe hands. It’s a good feeling.”

Ten Years of Queers

On the world of gay television after Queer as Folk

QaF changed how television dealt with homosexuality, and it also led to the Dr Who revival.

Queer as Folk first aired on 23 February 1999. There were reactions from the tabloids, from Conservative MPs and most surprisingly from Becks Beer, who withdrew their sponsorship.