The DWAS have announced full details for Polarity Day – 23rd October 2016 when they will help celebrate Jon Pertwee’s time as the Third Doctor as part of their own 40th anniversary celebrations. The event will be held in London – full details on their website: Polarity Day.
Free with the September 2016 release The Maker of Demons, is the delightful story The Shrine of Sorrows by Julian Richards. It’s a Seventh Doctor and Ace story read by Stephen Critchlow and yet again demonstrates that free doesn’t mean you don’t get a great story.
A quick plug for Doctor Who Magazine #504 – not only does it have lots of 50th anniversary Cybermen goodness, but tucked away on page 80 is an interview with me about next month’s Short Trips: Rulebook. Do let me know what you think of the interview!
Matthew J Elliott brings the Seventh Doctor, Ace and Mel trilogy to an end with Maker of Demons. It offers a less explored angle on the Doctor and a good mix of dark story with lighter, though grim, dialogue. In some ways it’s Doctor Who and The Tempest, but in a good way. Unlike Forbidden Planet there are no robots; apart from that it’s hard to find fault with this story. Continue reading