Series 10 Review Round-Up: Ep 9, Empress Of Mars

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Empress Of Mars

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Read what the critics and fans had to say about Empress Of Mars, starring Peter Capaldi as the Twelfth Doctor, Pearl Mackie as Bill Potts, Matt Lucas as Nardole and Michelle Gomez as Missy below.



Empress of Mars is a corking episode”

Flickering Myth – read the full review here



“Peter Capaldi and Pearl Mackie are as reliably great as ever”

A.V. Club – read the full review here



“… this is one of Gatiss' more successful scripts, mostly because his love for the Ice Warriors shines through.”

Ars Technica – read the full review here



“A rip-roaring confection of Jules Verne’s voyages extraordinaires and Doctor Who’s Greatest Hits, Empress Of Mars is a very satisfying, good old-fashioned monster story romp.”

MYM Buzz – read the full review here



“No one does it like Mark Gatiss”

Cult Box – read the full review here



“Throw in Nardole needing Missy in order to get the TARDIS back to Mars, and her concern over Doctor and you’ve got an intriguing set up for the remainder of the season that makes this much-needed trip away from Earth all the more worthwhile.”

Screen Rant – read the full review here



"Empress of Mars looks to the future while nodding at the past"

Radio Times – read the full review here



“Another old-fashioned Doctor Who episode, Empress of Mars is enjoyable”

IGN – read the full review here



Empress of Mars has great villains”

Digital Spy – read the full review here



“Ice Warriors return with added Girl Power”

The Telegraph – read the full review here



“The duo of Capaldi and Mackie continue to be a pleasure to watch”

Mirror – read the full review here



Empress of Mars is socially conscious Hammer Horror”

Nerdist – read the full review here



“I found Empress Of Mars a satisfying, occasionally very nerdy Doctor Who story.”

Den Of Geek – read the full review here



“Everything old is new again as a classic creature (or two) returns to battle The Doctor in an episode that gleefully plays in the heart of fandom.”

The Reel Bits – read the full review here