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Netflix buys Doctor Who franchise.

April 1, 2018 | By | 2 Replies More
Netflix buys Doctor Who franchise.

Netflix is to buy the Doctor Who franchise from the BBC in 2018. The amount of money set to exchange hands is not being announced, but is said to dwarf the huge amount Disney paid for George Lucas’s Star Wars franchise ($4 billion). Given the huge amount being invested, Netflix will sadly, going forward, not […]

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Doctor Who: The Day She Saved The Doctor by Susan Calman, Jacqueline Rayner, Jenny T. Colgan and Dorothy Koomson (book review).

March 8, 2018 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: The Day She Saved The Doctor by Susan Calman, Jacqueline Rayner, Jenny T. Colgan and Dorothy Koomson (book review).

To celebrate the new Doctor in female form these four stories feature the favourite companions of recent times with female authors. Yes it’s a novelty piece. Sarah Jane And The Temple Of Eyes by Jacqueline Rayner Taking us right back to one of our favourite companions, this is a historical adventure with a twist where […]

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Doctor Who: Frontios by Christopher H. Bidmead (DVD review).

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Doctor Who: Frontios by Christopher H. Bidmead (DVD review).

The TARDIS is in the far future and the Doctor (actor Peter Davison) tells Tegan (actress Janet Fielding) and Turlough (actor Mark Strickson) that they mustn’t interfere with one of the last human colonies. However, the TARDIS gets caught up in a meteor storm and forced to materialise on the planet Frontios. The colony there […]

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Torchwood – Aliens Among Us: part 3 by Tim Foley, Joseph Lidster, Helen Goldwyn and James Goss (CD review).

February 28, 2018 | By | Reply More
Torchwood – Aliens Among Us: part 3 by Tim Foley, Joseph Lidster, Helen Goldwyn and James Goss (CD review).

They’re back again and this time there’s everything to play for. Crash, bang, wallop is the order of the day as each ‘Torchwood’ episode chucks another firework on the bonfire of their vanities. Pokerface by Tim Foley. The big reveal at the end of her last volume was the return of the quite frankly scary […]

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The Missy Chronicles by assorted authors (book review).

February 23, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Missy Chronicles by assorted authors (book review).

In possibly a misguided attempt to bring in the doubters, welcome to ‘The Missy Chronicles’. The loveable psychopath is a woman now and, whilst I doubt she has embraced all the ups and downs of womanhood, no one mention the menopause please, we probably haven’t has enough of the work in progress that is the […]

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Doctor Who: Earth Story boxset (DVD TV review).

February 19, 2018 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: Earth Story boxset (DVD TV review).

What a weird situation placing two divergent ‘Doctor Who’ different regeneration stories in one volume with the expectation that the stories aren’t likely to appeal enough to sell alone. Doctor Who: The Gunfighters by Donald Cotton (region 2 DVD: pub: BBC, 2011. 1 DVD 100 minutes 4 * 25 minute episodes with extras. ASIN: BBCDVD3380A) […]

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Doctor Who: Earthshock by Eric Saward (TV story review).

February 14, 2018 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: Earthshock by Eric Saward (TV story review).

It is the year 2526 on Earth and a military team is in underground caves looking for a missing archaeological team and slowly finding their own team is slowly facing the same fate. Meanwhile, on the TARDIS, Adric (actor Matthew Waterhouse) has told the Doctor (actor Peter Davison) he wants to return home. Thing is, […]

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Olive Hawthorne And The Demons Of Devil’s End by Jan Edwards, Sam Stone, Suzanne Barberi, Debbie Bennett, David J Howe and Raven Dane (book review).

February 8, 2018 | By | Reply More
Olive Hawthorne And The Demons Of Devil’s End by Jan Edwards, Sam Stone, Suzanne Barberi, Debbie Bennett, David J Howe and Raven Dane (book review).

‘Olive Hawthorne And The Daemons Of Devil’s End’ is a short collection of stories extrapolated and based on a Third Doctor Story, ‘The Daemons’. The local wisewoman, Olive Hawthorne, has had a colourful life and these stories commence at an early age taking us through to a time when she hopes to pass on the […]

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Torchwood – Aliens Among Us: part 2 by Christopher Cooper, Mac Rogers, Janine H Jones and Tim Foley (CD story review)

February 7, 2018 | By | Reply More
Torchwood – Aliens Among Us: part 2 by Christopher Cooper, Mac Rogers, Janine H Jones and Tim Foley   (CD story review)

Who doesn’t love a serial? The essence of this new ‘Torchwood’ is to provide us with a regular dose of adventures with underlying continuing themes and a sufficient quantity of cliff-hanging moments. There are four one hour episodes in this series with the promise of the final four shortly. These are standalone episodes but follow […]

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Doctor Who: Black Orchid by Terrance Dudley (DVD TV story review).

February 3, 2018 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: Black Orchid by Terrance Dudley (DVD TV story review).

The TARDIS is still on Earth when it materialises in 1925 on the platform of a railway station. The Doctor (actor Peter Davison), Nyssa (actress Sarah Sutton), Tegan (actress Janet Fielding) and Adric (actor Matthew Waterhouse) briefly explore. However, the Doctor is mistaken for a famous cricket player and they are driven to a cricket […]

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