Engadget looks at The Edge of Time

Over on the Engadget site, Daniel Cooper has taken a good look at the forthcoming Doctor Who VR game Edge of Time. It’s well-written and he’s very positive about the game’s prospects. He also makes an interesting point about where VR might take the show in the future (near the end). His article is: ‘Doctor…

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…

Doctor Who has peaked – so what?

I got drawn (slightly) into one of those pointless on-line arguments where one persons shouts and the other tries to be rational. Waste of time. A certain kind of argument has been used by fans for years: the show is failing, it’s all because of XXX, we should sack XXX and do XXXX. My position…

An Electric Storm at 50 (Delia Derbyshire Day 2019)

Fifty years ago (June 1969) the trio of artists known as White Noise released An Electric Storm. Why do Doctor Who fans need to know this? Well it’s because the trio included none other than Delia Derbyshire. It also included another BBC Radiophonic Workshop wizard Brian Hodgson. It will celebrated at this years Delia Derbyshire…

The Review of Death podcast

I never find much time to listen to podcasts (too busy listening to Big Finish!) but I thought I’d give a shout out to The Review of Death podcast, available on YouTube. I happened to hear a live podcast recently at the We Are Cult: Bristol Meet, and was impressed by how they balanced their…

What did the Sixth Doctor do for the show?

So, time to ask the same question I’ve already asked about the previous few Doctor incarnations: what did the Sixth Doctor do for the show? I’m not dwelling on the negatives, this isn’t another dig at Colin Baker’s time on TV, it’s about the positives and the noteworthy. Yes the context was bad, but there…