To mark its long overdue return in the Eighth Doctor boxset The Ravenous, here a few words about The Kandy Man! Much maligned, is he really a comic failure or just misunderstood? Let me know what you think in the comments! *** Message Ends ***
Here’s a random thing: Andrew Cartmel interviewed about all things Doctor Who in 2017. It’s on the Movie Viral website and is a skillful interview conducted by James Murphy. The interview is: Cartmel Blanche. Is worth a read for the explanation of the Cartmel Masterplan. There’s no big reveal, but it does give some insight. *** Message Ends ***
The first guest announcement for Big Finish Day 2018 is the Seventh Doctor himself, Sylvester McCoy! Details on the FaceBook event page discussion. Who next? Sophie perhaps? Who do you want to see? Will you be there? Let me know! +*+ Message Ends +*+
There’s a splendid post from Sophie Aldred over on Uncanny Magazine in which she covers her career, the job of a voice artist and even talks about Big Finish lunches! The post is: My Voice-Over Life. *** Message Ends ***
Here’s a thing: composer Dominic Glynn has been busy remixing some classic Doctor Who music, in this case the music from The Happiness Patrol. It’s on Amazon, available from 18 September, 2017: Doctor Who: The Happiness Patrol Remixes – EP. It joins other releases, including The Ravalox Remixes. The sample didn’t include any bluesy harmonica, but still worth checking out.…
Something exciting from Penguin Books: 100 Illustrated Adventures. What makes this notable is it’s 100 episodes chosen across Doctor Who, from the First to the Twelfth Doctors, with each illustrated by either a fan or professional artist and also including facts about the episode.
As part of this year’s BBC Charity marathon Red Nose Day, there is a chance to have breakfast with not one, not two but seven Doctors! Yes, you can start the day with Peter Davison, Colin Baker, Sylvester McCoy, Paul McGann, David Tennant, Matt Smith and Peter Capaldi!