To be filed under if only or maybe rerun for the next April Fool’s Day is the fan idea (on FaceBook) of a new spin-off the BBC could have announced instead of Class. From Marc Atkinson (with JR Southall) comes the idea of a new Eighth Doctor series! If only! <== 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 :::
This has been bubbling under for a while (including the BBC posting the same chalice McGann drank from on Night of the Doctor to Instagram) so let’s just have a quick moment and hope it might be true: DOCTOR WHO: IS THE EIGHTH DOCTOR RETURNING TO TELEVISION THIS SEASON?. I would put this in the unlikely, not impossible…
Some press this week (eg here on the Radio Times site) where Anthony Head talks about many things, including the influence of Buffy the Vampire Slayer on Doctor Who. As we all know, Anthony appeared as a headmaster in the Tenth Doctor story School Reunion, and was beaten to the role of the Eighth Doctor by Paul McGann (as was Peter…
I found a fascinating piece of trivia — a proposed BBC show being considered in 2004 (just before the revival) with Paul McGann as a mysterious figure with more than a few similarities to a certain time lord. The piece is by someone with the handle bluehinter over on a blog called Observation Deck.
This week’s Doctor Who Legacy newsletter is the usual bag of information, codes and other items of interest. There’s a code for the Eighth Doctor and news that there is a new costume for the TARDIS coming this weekend – mini-TARDIS I assume.
The BBC has launched the beta of something called Genome which is the digitisation of every Radio Times from 1923 – 2009. Of course the first thing I did was search for Doctor Who and got a ridiculous number of hits (10 pages worth).