Script Doctor reprint announced by Miwk

Those chaps at Miwk Publishing have announced that they will be release a revised version of Andrew Cartmel’s account of his time working on Doctor Who. Originally published in 2005 this updated will be available in two versions late November 2013 (surprise). Anyone keen to understand the development of the Seventh Doctor and Ace need look…

The one with the Lady in the Lake (not) – Battlefield reviewed

I have no idea when the tipping point occurred that meant Doctor Who would be cancelled in 1989 after season 26, but if it wasn’t before Battlefield was transmitted I suspect this was another nail in the show’s coffin. It could be argued that there are elements of a strong story in Ben Aaronovitch’s tale of…

Sci-Fi London Doctor Who event May 5th 2013

If you happen to be anywhere near East London on Sunday May 5th 2013 you might want to pop into the Stratford Picture House. Sci-Fi London are holding a 50th anniversary screening of the movie version of Doctor Who and the Daleks preceded by two interesting talks. The first includes Paul Cornell and Terrance Dicks…

The Raine Trilogy

In 2011 a set of Lost Stories was released by Big Finish that introduced the character of Raine Creevy, a safe-cracker who joins the Seventh Doctor in the TARDIS and still travels with him by the time of UNIT: Dominion. Conceived in the 1980s, this trilogy gives Andrew Cartmel the chance to share with us a…