Legacy of Time: Avenues of Possibility review

Fifth up (and that means only one left) for the Legacy of Time and it’s Jonathan Morris with the Sixth Doctor, Charlie Pollard and DI Menzies. The last time we had this grouping was in Jonathan’s Crimes of Thomas Brewster, a great story whose characters also included Evelyn Smythe and Flip Jackson in her first…

The DWC covers Season 8

The ink is hardly dry on my Season 7 piece, and already the DWC is covering Season 8. This is where the show reaches its definitive (with apologies to Sarah Jane Smith) lineup: Jo Grant, the Master, UNIT and the Brig. What’s not to like!?

Legacy of Time: Relative Time review

If the third story in the Legacy of Time boxset was a little light on plot, the fourth story, Relative Time is from some angles wafer thin. This story brings the Fifth Doctor into play and the relative angle is (guess!) his daughter in many sense of the word Jenny. It’s another crossover but also…

The DWC compares Doctor Who and Star Trek

Here’s a fascinating idea I wish I’d had, and will be stealing: A DOCTOR WHO FAN LOOKS AT STAR TREK: BUT HOW DO THEY COMPARE? Simon Danes takes a good look at Star Trek The Original Series (hereinafter called ST:TOS or just TOS) and compares the two. It’s not a pointless which is better piece…

Legacy of Time: Sacrifice of Jo Grant review

Guy Adams takes The Legacy of Time to the midway point in the Third Doctor / modern UNIT crossover The Sacrifice of Jo Grant. There’s no real villain, and as Guy Adams also wrote the final story in the set, I’m looking for clues. I also want to be entertained. This story certainly does the…

Celestial Toyroom 496/97

If you’re a member of the Doctor Who Appreciation Society lookout for the latest double issue Celestial Toyroom (496/7 – August 2019) with colour cover, evoking the Daleks in London. Edited by Alan Stevens, Alan also wrote the first article, a study of Daleks in London, ie Invasion of Earth. There are also fascinating articles…