Thursday, 16 February 2017

Top 10 Moments of "Class" Series 1 (2016)

Following its recent airing on BBC One, let’s take a look back at the first season of Class.

Here are our 10 favourite moments from the Doctor Who spin-off’s first season…

10. Miss Quill and the Number 55 to Oxford Circus

This cracking climax from Episode 3, ‘Nightvisiting’, saw Katherine Kelly’s inimitable Miss Quill commandeer a vehicle (specifically, a double-decker London bus) and use it to drive straight through the vines of the creepy Lankin, severing its connection to Tanya and saving the day. It’s a dynamic moment to top off an excellent episode.

9. “This Is A Song For The Lost”

Season finale ‘The Lost’ isn’t perfect, but opens in stunning style with April’s folk song, sung with real folk musician Jim Moray and perfectly establishing the melancholic tone of the series that follows. Class makes no secret of the fact that it’s in large part about grief, and the way the song is played over the death of Ram’s father Varun – and later April herself – is particularly effective.

This article was originally written for CultBox.co.uk. You can read the rest of it here.

2 comments:

  1. I have been saddened that Class has enchanted so few other viewers. I was looking forward to much more in the following years. The characters were very interesting and sympathetic, and the direct connexions to the Whoniverse make for compelling possibilities.

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    1. Thanks for commenting; I feel much the same way! It would have been lovely to have seen more.

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