I’ve reviewed the James Goss novel of Douglas Adam’s The Pirate Planet for Starburst. This is a Fourth Doctor and Romana story but is based on more than just the TV scripts. It’s a wonderful book and a great buy if you’ve some Christmas pennies left to spend. My review is here: DOCTOR WHO: THE PIRATE PLANET ***…
If you’re stuck for a last minute present, you might want to grab a Tom Baker 2017 Calendar. Details are available on Tom’s website here: The Tom Baker Calendar is now available.. — Message Ends —
Something you might have missed, James Goss has adapted Douglas Adams’s The Pirate Planet for a book due in January. I loved what James did with City of Death and can’t wait for this. +++ Message Ends +++
My wander around the back-catalogue takes me to The Sun Makers, a 1977 Robert Holmes story for the Fourth Doctor and Leela. I last watched it nearly 40 years ago, and my few memories were Pluto, Michael Keating and not much else. I did recognise the Dennis Healey like Collector once I started watching. With the benefit…
Tucked away in the back of the holiday double-issue Radio Times, is the news BBC4 will be showing all four parts of The Face of Evil just before New Year. This is, of course, Louise Jameson’s first appearance as Leela of the Sevateem opposite Tom Baker’s Fourth Doctor.
Myth Makers #119, available from Time Travel TV is an interview with David Fisher. David wrote several Fourth Doctor stories and sometimes worked with Douglas Adams. Due to health problems, David is filmed answering questions, while Nick Briggs sets them out in separately filmed scenes. There are also readings from Target novelisations of David’s Doctor Who stories.
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 :::