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The return of the Ice Warriors

Several places, including The Radio Times, are reporting a new Mark Gatiss Ice Warrior story for Peter Capaldi’s final season as the Doctor. For me his previous Cold War was a mixed bag, David Warner was excellent, taking the Ice Warrior out of its armour was a mistake. I worry when I read the title: Doctor Who series…

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Matt Fitton interviewed on Gallifrey Archive

I found a new interview with Matt Fitton over on Gallifrey Archive: A Chat With Matt Fitton. Matt’s always worth listening to, and he gives some good advice. Regular visitors may remember Matt was one of the very first people I ever interviewed (Interview with Matt Fitton) back in 2012. I also interview him again in 2013 (Another interview…

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Time in Office – details announced

The Big Finish main range release number 230 will be Time in Office, a Fifth Doctor story by Eddie Robson. Out in September it is interesting on many levels, including the companions – Tegan and Leela! Not only do we have an unusual  pairing in Tegan and Leela (who also meets the War Doctor this year!) but an…

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Billie Piper will not play the next Doctor shock

Quick off the mark, following the announcement of Peter Capaldi’s departure, Billie Piper has been asked if she will be playing the next incarnation of the Doctor. More interestingly she has come down firmly on the side of having a female Doctor next time round. Her thoughts are on the BBC: Doctor Who: Billie Piper says…

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The World Beyond the Trees review on Cultbox

I penned some thoughts on the great Jonathan Barnes Short Trips tale The World Beyond the Trees. It’s an Eighth Doctor story read by Nicola Walker with a gentle connection to the BBC Audio Drama winner by John Dorney. The review is part of the monthly round-up I produce with Ian McArdell: Big Finish’s latest ‘Doctor Who’ audio stories…

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Beast of Kravenos review on Cultbox

I shared some thoughts on the Justin Richards Fourth Doctor story The Beast of Kravenos over on Cultbox. It stars Tom Baker as the Doctor, Lalla Ward as Romana II, John Leeson as K9 as well as Christopher Benjamin and Trevor Baxter as Messrs Jago and Litefoot! Conrad Asquith sneaks in as Inspector Quick. With a full…