A bit random, perhaps, but most welcome is Stuart Manning‘s new poster for the Paul McGann swan song as the Eighth Doctor, Night of the Doctor. Enjoy! +++ Message Ends +++
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!
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…