Archive Chris Chibnall interview

I thought I’d dig back through the Starburst archive and point our an interview JR Southall did with new showrunner Chris Chibnall. It’s part of a set done during the early days of Broadchurch; Chris talks about the show in general, Steven Moffatt and some of his own episodes. No real clues for next season, but…

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…

The almost Day of the Doctor

Full marks to Bleeding Cool for their article How Doctor Who’s 50th Anniversary Looked When Christopher Eccleston Was Still In It – And Billie Piper Wasn’t. Drawn from the recent release by storyboard creator Andrew Wildman of sketches from Day of the Doctor it gives a fascinating glimpse of the anniversary show we could have had.

A timey-wimey poster from BBC America

Over on BBC America they have a range of posters you might like (see the timey-wimey example to the left). Free to download and use they cover a good range of subjects. They may not match the Stuart Manning artwork, but aren’t too bad. Have a look: Doctor Who Glossary Posters. {+- Message Ends -+}

Complete History volume 55 reviewed

The Doctor Who: The Complete History series kicked off with volume 55. While I think the whole series is an expensive indulgence, I suspect a lot of people might buy the first few releases. The first release had the typical loss-leading price of a first part (£1.99) so not the largest investment in the world.