The hidden monsters of the Tsuranga Conundrum

In case you haven’t seen it, Twitter user Gavin made a brilliant spot in The Tsuranga Conundrum; when they Pting was being identified, the console display (left) showed a whole host of zliens both classic and post-2005, including Cybermen, Slitheen. Ood, Silurians and Sontarans. What does that mean for the absence of familiar foes? No Daleks…

Doom Coalition 4 review

After four boxsets giving us sixteen hours of innovative adventure for the Eighth Doctor with adversaries new and old, Doom Coalition has come to an end. Even knowing the direction of travel of the likely ending (the universe and the Doctor both must survive to be challenged in many more adventures to come), this set still comes with…

Careful with the Christmas Tree

As we all know (eg from The Christmas Invasion), Christmas can be a deadly time for the Doctor and those around him. This picture of Amy Pond (shamelessly borrowed from the twitter feed of Doctor Who News) shows just how dangerous Christmas can be — careful decorating those trees! *** Message Ends ***

Classic Doctors, New Monsters – first thoughts

Lots announced today (June 27, 2015) as Big Finish extends its scope into new-Who (or nu-Who or…), yet of the three specials sop far announced, the one I am most attracted to (so far) is Classic Doctors, New Monsters. Yes everything else looks fascinating, and I will post about them all, but for now I’ll draw…