On Target with new Who novels

Penguin books is producing a new collection of Target Doctor Who books, focused on the new series. We may be some way from getting The Empty Child (see mock-up by Andrew-Mark Thompson (and his related post Revisiting the Eccleston Target Book Covers…0) there’s plenty to look forward to. Details from the Penguin site suggest April 2018 release for five…

The Ingenious Gentleman Adric of Alzarius review

November 2018 brought yet another splendid Short Trips in the form of Julian Richards’s The Ingenious Gentleman Adric of Alzarius. It’s putatively a Fifth Doctor story, but there’s a bit more to it as Adric (read with skill by Matthew Waterhouse) explores a mythic landscape in the company of Sir Keyooht in his quest for giants to slay. It’s…

The Time War Series 1 review

So, Big Finish has now joined the Eighth Doctor to the world of the Time War, landing Paul McGann in a hinterland between Doom Coalition and Night of the Doctor. It’s The Time War 1, the first of an annual series, due to run until 2020 no less. Something that significant needs savouring. Let’s take a listen and pool our thoughts…

That new TARDIS look

While we’ve all been dissecting the new outfit for Jodie Whittaker’s Thirteenth Doctor (eg here in the Radio Times) I have to congratulate the Inverse blog for Corey Plante‘s post New ‘Doctor Who’ TARDIS Has Reverted Back to an Earlier Version. It’s a good read and the rest of the site is worth a look as well. +++ Message Ends +++

The Thirteenth Doctor’s look

So, as Jodie Whittaker gets ever nearer filming her own series, the BBC has released a picture of her outfit (see left). I, for one, quite liked the mystic forest Jedi look but this is OK. It’s understated, yet in some way brings back Colin Baker’s look. Perhaps it’s the braces. What do you think?…

When Lesley Sharp was the Eleventh Doctor

I was listening to a radio interview with Lesley Sharp, and idly wondering (as you do) if she had ever done any Big Finish (not yet), when the interview went on to how excellent she’d been in the Tenth Doctor story Midnight. It then moved on to mention that Russell T Davies had considered Lesley in the…