The DWC looks at season 2

Following season 1, it’s the turn of season 2 to be put under DWC spotlight: REVIEWED: DOCTOR WHO SEASON 2 – PUBESCENT ECSTASY. Frank Danes gets to talk about some of my favourite stories, including Invasion of Earth, but there’s a lot more as well. God, the show was good back in the day! +++…

Legacy of Time: Lies in Ruins review

I’m taking The Legacy of Time slowly, and first up is an Eighth Doctor story, which suits my vague August theme! James Goss treated us to Lies in Ruins, which had to my mind (at least) three things to do: entertain, be a complete story and setup the boxset. All that and find space for…

The McGannzine Issue One

Back in the depths of early Big Finish Doctor Who main range, one Kenny Smith (he who now produces the Big Finish Vortex magazine) produced a fanzine. It’s 44 pages long, was released May 2001 and covered the whole of the first run of Paul McGann’s Eighth Doctor for Big Finish. If you ever get…

What did the Radio Times make of the Eighth Doctor?

If the magazine went out all guns blazing in 1996 (eg the 16-page souvenir, cover left), the actual review of the single full-length Eighth Doctor TV story is less enthusiastic. Doctor Who (The Movie) as we are to call it has its problems, but like Radio Times reviewer Mark Braxton I also found it much…

Doctor Who: Battle Scars review on CultBox

I reviewed July’s Doctor Who: Short Trips – Battle Scars for CultBox. It’s a Ninth Doctor story, with Nick Briggs reading and former Paul Spragg competition winner Selim Ulug with writing credits. It’s a Titanic tale [sic!] and a good one. My review is: Doctor Who: Battle Scars review. ((+ Message Ends +))