Friday, 10 January 2014

The Beatles, National Health spectacles, and fog

New DWM, and yes, Peter Capaldi IS The Doctor!

“I was five when the show started. I don’t remember Doctor Who not being part of my life, and it became a part of growing up, along with The Beatles, National Health spectacles, and fog. And it runs deep. It’s in my DNA.”

So, to honour our new Doctor’s recollections, any ideas for an adventure hook about the other things in that list?

I Saw Her Standing There

April 30th, 1964, and the Beatles are on tour, playing at the Odeon Cinema in Glasgow. They were lucky to make it across from playing Edinburgh the night before, because there’s a hell of a fog coming in...

And a few people, with bad eyesight, swear they can see shapes moving in the mists. It just so happens they all got their prescription glasses updated by the same Doctor. And after someone bumps into him in the mist, perhaps on purpose, John Lennon cracks a lens and needs a new one...

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