The Shining Man by Cavan Scott reviewed

Cavan Scott joined fellow writers Mike Tucker and Jonathan Morris in marking the launch of season 10 (aka Bill’s arrival) with a novel. In this case it’s his first Doctor Who novel, The Shining Man. It’s a solid story (as you’d expect) though didn’t have the chance to develop Bill at all. I borrowed the picture from Cavan’s…

Now We Are 600

Thanks to DoctorWhoTV for the news of a new collection of time lord poetry, Now We Are 600. Written by the ever-talented James Goss, it’s illustrated by the as talented Russell T Davies. Full details: FORMER SHOWRUNNER RUSSELL T DAVIES RETURNS TO DOCTOR WHO FOR POETRY BOOK. &&& Message Ends &&&

Thoughts ahead of Extremis

Steven Moffat is at the writing helm for this week’s Extremis, and has to build on the ending of Oxygen (and I assume he put that bit in as part of the script editing process). Missy make her (first?) appearance of this season (and Michelle Gomez leaves the show with Peter Capaldi). Add the Pope, mysterious monks,…