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A Matter of Meta

Join us down the philosophical rabbit hole of Doctor Who references in television drama – including Doctor Who itself…

In February, an episode of the Sunday evening favourite Call the Midwife caused something of a stir among Doctor Who fans.

It’s May 1964, and Sister Monica Joan (Judy Parfitt) is engrossed in The Warriors of Death, the second episode of The Aztecs. “It’s so exciting,” she says. “The Doctor’s assistant has just been mistaken for an ancient high priestess who seeks to exploit her influence to outlaw human sacrifice.” Sister Monica is to be applauded for her concise summation of the plot, and it was certainly a surprise to see a vintage Doctor Who broadcast inspiring an amusing exchange. But the script for this episode (by Amy Roberts and Loren McLaughlan) also raises a perplexing question.

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Doctor Who’s creators envisaged a series that would go forwards, backwards and sideways in time. The Doctor’s trips to parallel universes and alternative dimensions have provided the show with some of its best-loved adventures – from its black-and-white beginnings to the latest episodes, starring Jodie Whittaker. Uncover the background to these memorable journeys and explore the greatest stories beyond the television series in this lavish publication, which is packed full of exclusive features and rare images.