Recently, Eddie Redmayne spoke about one day wanting to be the Doctor. I thought is just an easy way to get advertising before the Fantastic Beasts film in which he plays Newt Scamander. I then went to see the film, and all the way through I thought Why not?
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.
As we all know (eg from The Christmas Invasion), Christmas can be a deadly time for the Doctor and those around him. This picture of Amy Pond (shamelessly borrowed from the twitter feed of Doctor Who News) shows just how dangerous Christmas can be — careful decorating those trees! *** Message Ends ***
Over on Kasterborous a group of us pooled thoughts on our favourite episode from Series 7A. I was one of many who picked the surprise appearance of Clara in Asylum of the Daleks. Read our thoughts: NUWHO 10TH ANNIVERSARY: WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE SERIES 7A STORY?. === Message Ends ===
I reviewed the rather delightful Time Lord Letters over on Starburst. This is a brilliantly simple idea brought to Doctor Who fans thanks to Justin Richards. If you want to more, the review is TIME LORD LETTERS. ::: Message Ends :::
I reviewed the third of Paul Cornell’s Titan Comics summer special over on Starburst. This is much better than the first instalment, and recommended for all comic fans. The review is: DOCTOR WHO: FOUR DOCTORS #3. [-] Message Ends [-]
The Radio Times countdown continues with a nice piece of art (see left) marking the seven years of the Fourth Doctor’s tenure versus the more modern incarnations. All very good and the point on continuity is well made. Of course the longest gap between first and final appearance is Paul McGann’s Eighth Doctor, and Sylvester McCoy also had a good…