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Series 10 Review Round-Up: Ep 3, Thin Ice

By Cameron K McEwan

Doctor Who Series 10 continues airing around the world – find out where to watch in your area here – and the reviews are coming in thick and fast!

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Read what the critics and fans had to say about Thin Ice, starring Peter Capaldi as the Twelfth Doctor, Pearl Mackie as Bill Potts and Matt Lucas as Nardole, below.

”one of the most visually stunning episodes ever"

The Guardian - read the full review

"a splendid production and a story with hidden depths"

Radio Times - read the full review

"Having such a strong counterpart in Bill allows Capaldi to finally realise his Doctor in his fullest form. He's now everything our Time Lord should be: funny, scary, unknowable... sometimes all at once."

Digital Spy - read the full review

"a touch of nostalgia keeps old-fashioned caper rollicking along"

Telegraph - read the full review

"A solid, self-contained, well-told story that gives the standard of Doctor Who series 10 at a good level."

Den Of Geek - read the full review

"Bill continues to go from strength to strength" 4/5

Mirror - read the full review

"Thin Ice is a classic, thoroughly entertaining Doctor Who episode with a plot that finally breaks the ice on series 10"

Ars Technica UK - read the full review

"a fantastic episode of Doctor Who that shows both Capaldi and Mackie as Doctor and Companion in an excellent light"

Flickering Myth - read the full review

"a full-tilt historical mystery, the kind that you could happily see working just as well for previous Doctors Tom Baker or Sylvester McCoy"

The Reel Bits - read the full review

"This was an excellent episode. The themes of racism and humanity are nicely touched on here"

SciFi Pulse - read the full review

”a polished, entertaining, solid slice of well-made modern Who" 4/5

MYM Buzz - read the full review


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