The Time of Angels
Episode / March 10, 2016

Aired 24 April 2010 Steven Moffat was always going to have a tough task in front of him if he ever wanted to bring back the Weeping Angels, arguably his most successful villainous creation from one of the most beloved Doctor Who tales ever written in ‘Blink.’ Of course he was never going to recapture the unique tension and atmosphere that made ‘Blink’ such a classic, but he manages to offer a very engaging reintroduction in ‘The Time of Angels’ that proves that they have more in them than a one-time appearance. It’s quite abundantly clear to everyone that they cannot blink in the presence of the Weeping Angels, a device that’s again used to great effect throughout, but the highlight moment is easily Amy’s as she trapped in a vehicle watching a recording of the only Angel known to be around the area. The slowly building unease and tension in fantastic and, even knowing that something is going to happen, it’s still a genuinely creepy moment when the Angel comes out of the screen. Karen Gillan continues to shine as Amy Pond and again continues her rapid progression into becoming a fantastic companion. However, it’s not just the Weeping…