It’s no secret that Doctor Who has gone downhill quite a lot in the last couple of seasons. So, as a thought experiment, I decided to figure out how, in the extremely unlikely hypothetical event (particularly since I don’t work in television) that I was appointed as the new showrunner for Doctor Who, I would go about fixing all the stuff that has gone wrong under Chibnall (the timeless children, etc.).

I would start with the post-regeneration sequence. The 14th Doctor would emerge from regeneration, declare that something has gone terribly wrong, and fall over in cardiac arrest. This would…