Question: why do we talk out loud when we know we’re alone?
Conjecture: because we know we’re not.
These are the Doctor’s opening thoughts, after a lovely spell of seemingly meditating on the Tardis in outer space. He poses that evolution has made the ultimate hunters, the best defenses, but has it produced a being that’s perfected hiding? Well, we’d have no way of knowing.
“Listen” looked delightfully scary from the preview, and at the beginning I thought I shouldn’t be watching it so close to bed! It’s more about the Doctor’s past than you would think, with some interesting implications about Clara’s future…