Missy Series 1 review on CultBox

I rather loved Missy Series 1 and said as much in my CultBox review. It’s four great stories by Roy Gill, John Dorney, Nev Fountain and Jonathan Morris and Michelle Gomez is brilliant to listen to (and her episode with Rufus Hound as the Meddling Monk is just one highlight). Read my review here: Missy…

Dalek Deception in Cornwall

The world of Dalek ownership is not a simple one, despite the experiences of Sudbury Hall (How to buy a Dalek). Take the case of a man in, Cornwall who restored a Dalek found in a shed, then had fans explain in painful detail just why it wasn’t an actual prop! Either way it’s been…

How to buy a Dalek

If you’ve ever thought about buying a Dalek, how do you go about it? Well, it turns out to be more involved than you might imagine. Here’s a link to a piece on how the Exploring Childhoods Project at Sudbury Hall came to get their own Doctor Who prop: The Museum Workers’ Guide to Buying…

Spearhead from Space review

The Third Doctor kick-started the 1970s with Spearhead from Space and the BBC archive page linked is well worth a proper read and gives a decent view of just how many firsts this story represents. I don’t think it’s perfect, but it has a lot going for it despite certain scenes aiming too closely to…

The 8th of March review

The Big Finish 2019 International Women’s Day release was The Eighth of March, with four stories, women writers, director and a full range of well-liked women from across the Doctor Who universe. The motif of the 8th of March is in each tale as an anchor; beyond that no big arc or other distraction. As…