Tuesday, May 4
Writing for SFX, he said, "On planet Earth it's generally taken for granted that it's a bad thing to introduce into a narrative some last-minute solution that was totally unexpected and unheralded.
"The unexpected, unadvertised solution which kisses it all better is known as a deus ex machina - literally, a god from the machine. And a god from the machine is what the Doctor is now."
"A decent detective story provides you with enough tantalising information to allow you to make a stab at a solution before the famous detective struts his stuff in the library. Doctor Who replaces this with speed, fast talking, and what appears to be that wonderful element 'makeitupasyougoalongeum'."
He also claims that the Doctor has become "an amalgam of Mother Teresa, Jesus Christ... and Tinkerbell [...] There is nothing he doesn't know and nothing he can't do... Perhaps they should start transmitting the programme on Sundays."
"After all, when you've had your moan you have to admit that it is very, very entertaining," he drones on, "I might shout at the screen again, but I will be watching on Saturday."