The Faceless Ones to be animated

Lots of reports today on the news of the animation of The Faceless Ones, one of many part-missing Doctor Who adventures for the Second Doctor. Among other things it’s the final outing for Ben and Polly as companions.

Vortex 124: It’s Miller time!

I don’t always (in fact rarely) mention the great Big Finish free magazine Vortex but this month is an exception. Kenny Smith has pulled out all the stops to mark Sheridan Smith’s return to the role of Lucie Miller. Yes, Vortex 124 is (almost) all about Lucie. As this blog takes its name from the…

Revelation of the Daleks review

I turn my attention to one of the two Sixth Doctor stories to get a 4* rating from the Radio Times. Yes, time to rewatch the Eric Saward story Revelation of the Daleks. When this story was broadcast in March 1985 I was still watching the show around starting a new job. My memories have…

Torchwood: Sync review

Lisa McMullins takes an interesting point in Torchwood history and puts a stake in the ground, adding to the continuity and (first and foremost) telling a good story, Sync. The cover tells us a lot. It’s Inidira Varma back as Suzie Costello (cheer) and Annette Badland as Slitheen Margaret Blaine (OK, cheer as well, though…

The Radio Times on the Sixth Doctor

I start my month of Sixth Doctor content with a trawl of the Radio Times reviews. Fans of a nervous disposition should look away now. It’s not pleasant, in fact it’s a horror show. Thankfully Big Finish has shown us the way and Sixie is now much-loved and respected. Meanwhile, back at the Radio Times…