White Witch of Devil’s End

Available to order now and released October 31 will be White Witch of Devil’s End the story of what happened to Miss Olive Hawthorne the aforementioned White Witch from the 1971 Third Doctor story Doctor Who and the Daemons. Reprising her role is Damaris Hayman and the DVD is the brainchild of Keith Barnfather and will presumably feature…

I need a Doctor

Visitors to this year’s (2013) Edinburgh Fringe might like to drop in on the Stormy Teacup Theatre’s production of I need a Doctor which will be held at the Pleasance Beside during the festival (August 2nd – 26th).

Interview with Dan Freeman

Following my recent review of The Minister of Chance Episode 4: Tiger, I had the opportunity to interview the creator of the series Dan Freeman. The interview is hosted on the Starburst website and is worth a read if like me you are keen to get a sense of what might be coming next. Not too…

Minister of Chance episode 4: Tiger reviewed

Over on Starburst I just reviewed the latest episode of Dan Freeman’s Minister of Chance. This fourth episode is called Tiger and is highly recommended for a listen (as is the rest of the series). If you want to read my review it is here and you should also visit ministerofchance.com. If you don’t know who the Minister…

Death comes to The Doctor

In 2001 the BBC, inspired by the rise of the web, produced the world’s first webcast adventure which marked another attempt to breathe life into the Doctor Who franchise. This attempt was the curiosity that is Death Comes to Time an adventure for the Seventh Doctor and Ace. I review the BBC Audio CD as the webcast…

Here there be Dragons!

Not a reference to The Hobbit this phrase used to be found on old maps to indicate un-explored lands  though generally in the Latin as hix sunt dracones. Mapmakers also had a name for a land believed to circle the bottom of the globe so that it stayed upright – this was called Terra Australis Incognita or The Unknown…

Audiovisuals?

The AudioVisual Releases Why would an unofficial set of Dr Who fan tapes be worth remembering all these years later? Well I can’t claim to have been a fan who bought them when they first appeared, but I have listened to them all (at varying quality) and they clearly have influenced Big Finish and even…