Canonisation of Bernice Summerfield

Bernice_SummerfieldAs revealed on twitter this week (thank Paul Cornell) the new Gary Russell novel, Big Bang Generation will include in its cast of characters none other than Bernice Summerfield. What’s more Lisa Bowerman will read the audiobook of the novel! This does rather weave Bernice into the new Doctor Who (slightly) and makes her slightly more canonical (if that matters). The book is releases as part of a trilogy on September 10th. More on this Kasterborous story here.

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Coming soon – The Time Lord Letters

Time Lord LettersOver on Kasterborous, the ever vigilant Christian Cawley has spotted a new book by Justin Richards titled The Time Lord Letters. I’ll leave you to read Christian’s piece in full (COMING SOON: THE TIME LORD LETTERS!) but I will just say this is probably one to look out for, and has could make a great Christmas present for a Whovian written all over!

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The Warehouse reviewed

The Warehouse coverYou have to go back a long way to find the last Mike Tucker story for Big Finish; all the way back to 2003 and a couple of Bernice Summerfield stories. Before that he wrote for the main range write in the earliest of days (2001’s Dust Breeding and 2000’s The Genocide Machine). He’s been a bit busy doing special effects and running the model unit for several TV programmes, including none other than Doctor Who itself, so we forgive him his absence, and welcome him back.

Fanfare aside, on the strength of The Warehouse, the sooner we get another story from Mike, the better. Let’s step inside… Continue reading

Legacy 3 – second impression

Katy Manning Jo Grant Doctor Who LegacyAfter the disappointment of Doctor Who Legacy 3.0 (see here) the team at Tiny Rebel Games has sorted out the iOS purchase problem and I can now spend money on the Sonic Adventures and Kids levels. (Oh and check out twitch this week for Katy Manning and some time fragment bounty).

Now I’ve played it, what’s my opinion now? Continue reading

Cultbox reviews from August 2015

Doctor-Who-Colin-BakerA bit of a feast of Doctor Who reviews / notes over on CultBox covering five releases. They’ve been split into two articles to make it easier to digest (keeping the meal theme going!). Continue reading

Mission Dalek – write for Doctor Who!

Mission DalekThe Doctor is lost in time and space — your Mission Dalek is to tell us where he’s been! This is how the BBC has introduced a new project, giving UK fans the chance to create a digital Doctor Who story. Details on the Mission Dalek Homepage. There’s plenty to work with and it all seems fun. Continue reading

Titan Comics Four Doctors #1 reviewed on Starburst

four doctors 1I had a look at the first of the Titan Comics Four Doctors event series for summer 2015. Written by Paul Cornell I really liked the first half (the War Doctor sequence on Marinus) but felt the multi-Doctor second half was not as strong. The review is: FOUR DOCTORS #1.

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