Whotopia Issue 33 is out

Another mention for Whotopia magazine and it’s now up to issue 33. Did I mention it’s free on download? This issue has a range of great articles from the Frank Danes rather blunt assessment of the failings of series 11 to deliver, a piece on the first Hartnell series, Melanie Bush reassessed and even a primer…

The Dalek Masterplan comes to vinyl

More news for my First Doctor themed month, and it’s from The Doctor Who Companion. It’s the imminent release of The Dalek Masterplan on vinyl! It’s a sensational cover, but not worth the price of the vinyls on its own;-( Full details here: NEW DOCTOR WHO VINYL COLLECTION LAUNCHES WITH THE DALEKS’ MASTER PLAN. It’s the start of a…

UNIT: Dissolution?

One of the talking points of the New Year special Resolution is this: has UNIT actually been disbanded? I suspect not, but whatever the explanation for Polly the call centre operator’s update on UNIT, there are implications. One is Big Finish has to do something to close the gap from where they are now to this…

Grokking the Daleks

First an aside: if you don’t know the meaning of the word grok (as invented by Robert Heinlein in his novel Stranger in a Strange Land) look up the reference now. Right, back to Daleks. This is a copy of an image Ian Greaves posted on Twitter (and thanks to Ian for permission to use). It’s a…

The DWC needs you!

If you’ve ever wanted to write reviews / articles on Doctor Who, you might like to know The Doctor Who Companion is looking for contributors. If you’re not sure, why not take a look at the site, and if you want to know what the opportunity involves, check out WANT TO CONTRIBUTE TO THE DOCTOR WHO COMPANION? xxx Message…

Science of the Time Lords

If you can get to Leicester anytime over the weekend of 26-27 January 2019, why not pop along to the National Space Centre? Not only is it an interesting place in its own right, but (for the fifth year in a row I think) it wil be hosting a Doctor Who packed event Science of the Time…