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…

Angel’s Kiss reviewed

Just released on eBook format only (and I could only find it on Amazon though you don’t need a Kindle just the software) is the book that the Eleventh Doctor was seen to read during The Angels Take Manhattan (which I reviewed here). This is a low price novella (it cost me £1.71 and is around…

Manhattan takes Amy?

With the end of this mini-season of Doctor Who approaching I thought I would add to the wave of internet speculation as to how the Ponds leave the Doctor. We are promised something tragic and we have the Weeping Angels along with River Song to add to our ingredients for this story. Just to make…