This week we not only have the fact file for Thin Ice, but also an extra feature on the Thames Ice Snake (pictured). If you haven’t seen the episode yet, the Ice Snake page gives spoilers for most of the plot! *** Message Ends ***
In a recent interview quoted on the Radio Times, Karen Gillan talks about Doctor Who and goes on to mention Big Finish. Does this mean we can expect some Amy Pond stories soon? Arthur Darvill has already recorded for Big Finish (Frankenstein) so who knows what might be possible?
So, despite my hopes (not that they matter), the Frank Cottrell Boyce story Smile, was more fail than success for many reasons. It was very striking visually, but that isn’t enough. This review will be full of spoilers, so if you’ve yet to watch, don’t read.
The title says it all, the BBC has announced a Doctor Who fan fiction site: Doctor Who: FanFiction. The BBC news release (Doctor Who Fan Fiction: Your Chance to get Involved!) confirms the intention to build a community. It’s worth a look! *** Message Ends ***
Some new details for Smile are available on the Smile Fact File. Yes it talks about Arks! And there’s also more artwork, which is where I grabbed the Erewhon patch (shame it wasn’t called the Erewhon!) !!! Message Ends !!!
Yet again a retro poster from Stuart Manning, this time it’s Smile. A great design with elements from the episode (OK mostly the emojibot) and one to enjoy. ((( Message Ends )))
She may be a talented actor who only appeared briefly as Heather in The Pilot, but it turns out Stephanie Hyam has other talents, including illustration as seen in the picture she drew for the episode (left). I think it speaks for itself – I wonder if she’ll draw more? ^^^ Message Ends ^^^
So, we’ve had The Pilot, now it’s episode 2 and Smile. The trailer gives us the emojibots, and we know this is the Doctor and Bill getting to know each other. It some ways it’s (perhaps) a bit Gridlock, a story in which everyone seemed to have vanished until the (not very convincing) secret was discovered. Will this be…