Doctor Who on Boxing Day?!

Good news, there will be Doctor Who on Boxing Day this year (2019). The (perhaps) less good news – it’s every available classic episode streamed on new service BritBox as reported on The Doctor Who Companion: EVERY SURVIVING EPISODE OF CLASSIC DOCTOR WHO COMING TO BRITBOX ON BOXING DAY. Enjoy! *** Message Ends ***

What did the Seventh Doctor do for the show?

Ignoring the fact of the show’s cancellation after (during?) season 26, students of the show tend to regard the Seventh Doctor‘s era as a resetting of direction, a rethink of the mythos, even a regeneration. Does this stack up when you consider the stories? Let’s have a check check…

The Greatest Show in the Galaxy review

Back in the day (ie the 1980s) I was fast losing interest in Doctor Who but recent reappraisal of episodes from the time has left with with growing respect for the era. This time it’s The Greatest Show in the Galaxy I turn my attention to. I had little regard for it at the time…

Science of the Time Lords

If you can get to Leicester anytime over the weekend of 26-27 January 2019, why not pop along to the National Space Centre? Not only is it an interesting place in its own right, but (for the fifth year in a row I think) it wil be hosting a Doctor Who packed event Science of the Time…

Doctor Who back on Twitch Jan 2019

As reported on The Doctor Who Companion and elsewhere, there’s another run for Doctor Who on Twitch coming up. What’s worth calling out about their coverage is a full list of when each story will be broadcast (UK time focussed). See the details: DOCTOR WHO IS RETURNING TO TWITCH: HERE’S THE FULL JANUARY SCHEDULE. Just in time for my…

Theme for 2019

With Doctor Who very much not on our screens in 2019 (apart from later today!) I’ve decided I will theme the first few (seven) months of the year around the so-called classic Doctors. Each month I will look at some episodes from the relevant Doctor and post reviews and anything else of interest. I’ll weave in some…