It’s out at last! Classic Doctors, New Monsters Volume 1 is superb and congratulations to all those involved. Four Doctors, five writers, four alien races; what’s not to like! Doctor Who at its finest!
In a recent news item (Doctor Who’s Charley) we learned of a delay in producing boxset 2 of the Charlotte Pollard stories, with March 2017 being the latest estimate. What we also learned is a new Short Trips has been brought forward. Read by India Fisher, this is an Ian Atkins story The Man Who Wasn’t Thereand will be released in November 2016. Continue reading
The latest jumping-on point for fans is the new Seventh Doctor trilogy. Matt Fitton gives us A Life of Crime with two companions – Ace and Mel. Set after Dragonfire much time has passed for both companions when the TARDIS arrives Ricosta.
Google players of Doctor Who Legacy can get a code for early access to Susan Foreman (pictured). Her colour is blue and her power is to turn any gem colour (including stone!) to blue. She is due to appear on other platforms in 60 days – I make that early September!
With a now familiar, and relentless, pursuit of perfection, Big Finish has released another superb Torchwood release in the form of Broken. Stand up Joe Lidster and take a well-deserved bow for this tale of Ianto Jones and his early relationship with Jack Harkness.
Gareth David-Lloyd and John Barrowman in one release — is there room for any more? Step forward Mandy the barmaid… Continue reading
The second boxset in the new UNIT range, UNIT — Shutdown, is a high-octane set of stories covering several locations while packing conspiracies, aliens and technological mysteries into a gripping whole. Kate Stewart and Osgood are centre-stage as the team investigates the latest threat to humanity. This time UNIT has to counter both alien and local challenges as they race against the clock.
I reviewed the Second DoctorShort Trips story Lost and Found on Starburst. Penelope Faith takes the Doctor, Ben and Polly back to post-war London in a quirky somewhat surreal tale read by Anneke Wills. The review is: LOST AND FOUND (DOCTOR WHO).