by Stephen James Walker Cracks in Time is the comprehensive guide to Series Five of Doctor Who — the first to feature Matt Smith as the eleventh Doctor, with his new companions Amy Pond (Karen Gillan) and Rory Williams (Arthur Darvill).
All 13 episodes plus the Christmas special, 'A Christmas Carol', are discussed in depth. Also covered are all the associated major news stories, press releases, casting announcements and public response to the episodes. The arrival of the 'new paradigm' Daleks; the return of the Weeping Angels; the reintroduction of the mysterious River Song (Alex Kingston); and the trap awaiting the Doctor in the Pandorica — all these things and more are recalled within these pages. The book also details The Adventure Games series of Doctor Who computer games; the Doctor Who Live show; and all other significant events that occurred in the Doctor Who world during 2010, presenting all the facts and figures, behind-the-scenes notes, press reaction and detailed and insightful analysis. Cracks in Time is an essential read for all fans of the show, and continues Telos's unrivalled coverage of Doctor Who.