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Jodie Whittake and Chris Chibnall both to exit Doctor Who (news).

July 30, 2021 | By | Reply More
Jodie Whittake and Chris Chibnall both to exit Doctor Who (news).

Showrunner Chris Chibnall and the Thirteenth Doctor, Jodie Whittaker, will be moving on from Doctor Who with a six-part serial announced for the autumn, and two specials planned for 2022, plus an additional final feature-length adventure for the Thirteenth Doctor, to form a trio of Specials for 2022, before the Doctor regenerates once more. As […]

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Doctor Who: 13th series (new trailer).

July 26, 2021 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: 13th series (new trailer).

Let’s settle down for some more timey-wimey stuff, with the 13th season of Doctor Who, and the one where Jodie Whittaker is rumoured to be phasing out to hand on the Who mantle to a brand-new regeneration. Let’s hope the new scripts will do Jodie justice for her swan-song, as they’ve basically been pants since […]

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The Universe The Doctor Built: an article by, GF Willmetts.

July 4, 2021 | By | Reply More
The Universe The Doctor Built: an article by, GF Willmetts.

Since the Hartnell regeneration, the Doctor’s travels through time and space, resolving various problems on different planets have shaped reality and tweaked it. More so as these are not significant fixed moments in time that can’t or rather shouldn’t be changed. There are still some areas where he knows he can tamper with but even […]

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Doctor Who: Dalek by Robert Shearman (book review).

June 14, 2021 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: Dalek by Robert Shearman (book review).

The Doctor and Rose met Henry Van Statten in his underground vault. It’s full of treasure and peculiar finds bought at great expense. There are many things, some mislabelled which the Doctor points out. It’s the Metaltron that intrigues Van Statten and he has been tortured in this living being for many hours. It’s a […]

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Doctor Who: The End Of The Beginning by Robert Valentine (CD review).

June 13, 2021 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: The End Of The Beginning by Robert Valentine (CD review).

‘a celebration of the past and a toast to the future’ To mark the end of the ‘Doctor Who Monthly Adventures Doctor’, Big Finish have got together the four Doctors who have kept the flame alive for twenty years. Written by Robert Valentine, this blockbuster brings together Peter Davison, Colin Baker, Sylvester McCoy and Paul […]

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Doctor Who: The Ravagers Boxset by Nicholas Briggs (CD review).

June 13, 2021 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: The Ravagers Boxset by Nicholas Briggs (CD review).

The return of the Ninth Doctor as played by Christopher Eccleston was hotly anticipated. It’s a big responsibility, the series that reintroduced ‘Doctor Who’ in 2005, followed by the immediate announcement that the lead had departed after just one series shocked the fans. Even before we knew if it was any good there was the […]

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Doctor Who: Survival by Rona Munro (DVD review).

May 29, 2021 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: Survival by Rona Munro (DVD review).

The Doctor returns Ace to Perivale so she can look up old friends, only to find things have changed and some thing she’d even died, especially Sergeant Patterson (actor Julian Holloway) at the self-defence class where the youth club used to be. However, people are disappearing and the Doctor suspects it’s to do with a […]

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Doctor Who: The Ruby’s Curse (A River Song/Melody Malone Mystery) by Alex Kingston (book review).

May 28, 2021 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: The Ruby’s Curse (A River Song/Melody Malone Mystery) by Alex Kingston (book review).

River Song is bigger than life and that’s just her hair. She cannot be confined and travels the universe or maybe the multiverse, righting wrongs, going on a date night, visiting the aged parents and occasionally taking a break in prison. She’s a multi-media event and this novel opens another avenue. ‘The Ruby’s Curse’ by […]

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Doctor Who: The Witchfinders by Joy Wilkinson (book review).

May 28, 2021 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: The Witchfinders by Joy Wilkinson (book review).

In another of the novelised version of a TV episode Joy Wilkinson writes her own novelisation of her story ‘The Witchfinders’. Most of the story is recognisable but it is more comprehensive tale perhaps due to time and budget. Yorkshire in the 17th century is still a time of superstition and magic. The country is […]

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Doctor Who: The Curse Of Fenric by Ian Briggs (DVD review).

May 21, 2021 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: The Curse Of Fenric by Ian Briggs (DVD review).

‘The Curse Of Fenric’ is the penultimate story in the McCoy era starts with two military dinghies approaching shore when a fog falls and one of the dinghies vanishes. On shore, its commander tells his troops not to worry about it. Later information reveals that they are Russians preparing to masquerade as British troops. The […]

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