Capitol guests announced

One of the major UK Doctor Who conventions returns in 2017 – it’s The Capitol, the DWAS convention, and this year it’s run with Big Finish! This means the guest list has plenty of interesting names, including Nick Briggs, Andrew Smith, Kai Owen and many more (Katy Manning, Peter Purves, Sarah Sutton, Matthew Waterhouse, Daphne Ashbrook included). No details…

HG Wells and Doctor Who

Ignoring the appearance of a young Herbert in Timelash, the real HG Wells (pictured) had an undeniable impact on Doctor Who. Taking The Time Machine as a given, and allowing War of the Worlds as an influence, I think it goes beyond that. I’d like to mention the connection to another Wells classic – The First Men in the Moon.

Ianto’s Shrine – March 2017

I was in Cardiff, wandering around the Bay on a lovely sunny day in March 2017 and visited Ianto’s Shrine. For those who don’t know (and there might be some), this is a fan memorial to the passing of Torchwood’s own Ianto Jones. If you want some background (and a good article), try this on CityMetric: The…

Torchwood is 10

Who’d have thought, it’s almost ten years since Torchwood was first broadcast. The spoof site for the Victorian house / hotel seems to have vanished from the web, and it’s years since the show was on screen. Ignoring the recent Barrowman / Moffat spat, let’s focus on some positives.

The Legacy of UNIT

It’s June so it’s daily Doctor Who Legacy UNIT levels. We’ve had an updated client released (with its own bug causing some characters to duplicate) and this allows us to get daily updates with special levels aka the UNIT Daily Missions. So far the first of these has been a renamed Chapter 1 level, The Snowmen: Backstreets…

The legacy of Susan Foreman

The latest newsletter from Tiny Rebel Games is packed full of Doctor Who Legacy goodness. Most pleasing is the news of Susan Foreman coming soon (see artwork), and also news of Grace Holloway and Gwen Cooper! No word on exactly when, colours or powers.