The Black Archive goes from strength to strength with the 18th release, Marco Polo. It’s written by Dene October, who has is in the rare, if not unique, position of having seen the serial twice! Dene also edited Doctor Who and Historyand is a senior lecturer at The university of Arts, London. *** Message Ends ***
Not only did I have the chance to review the Puffin book The Day She Saved the Doctor, but I also had a copy of the 4xCD audio reading. Rather than a review, I just want to jot down some notes.
If you’re a fan of Doctor Who in comic form, you might want to explore the vast collection of material on the site Altered Vistas. The picture (left) is from an early story, Doctor Who and the Klepton Parasites, a story from 1965. There’s reviews, notes, covers and lots else. +++ Message Ends +++
As far back as 1964, Doctor Who had a massive impact on mainstream culture thanks to the Daleks. The cartoon (left) is from a UK newspaper called The Mirror, and is from a strip called The Perishers. This is from a 1964 edition of the paper, and not only makes an interesting point about class, but is rather…
Here’s a random thing: Andrew Cartmel interviewed about all things Doctor Who in 2017. It’s on the Movie Viral website and is a skillful interview conducted by James Murphy. The interview is: Cartmel Blanche. Is worth a read for the explanation of the Cartmel Masterplan. There’s no big reveal, but it does give some insight. *** Message Ends ***
Due to popular demand, the charity book A Second Target for Tommy is now available (for a limited time) as an eBook for £9.99. It’s worth it just for the cause, never mind the unused Steven Moffat scene he wrote for Christopher Eccleston in Day of the Doctor. Go on, click the link now! *** Message Ends…
In case you didn’t see it, here’s a link to Jodie Whittaker’s interview in the Sunday Times Jodie Whittaker (Sunday Times Magazine, March 18, 2018). Don’t expect lots of spoilers, but it’s still worth a read. The interview is by Chrissy Iley, and the site has other interviews as well. *** Message Ends ***