The Return of DI Menzies

Call me strange, but in the huge announcement for The Legacy of Time I’m almost as excited to see DI Menzies is back as any of the other great ideas we know about so far. Yes, it’s good to have Charley back with Sixie, but I’ve long wanted DI Menzies to return. And we’ve still to wait…

Tales from New Earth review

i have to be honest, when I watched Gridlock and even New Earth, the furthest thought from my mind was I hope we get more of that world. I didn’t see the need to re-explore that particular setting over any other, and I was unsure about this set of stories. Now I’ve (finally) heard Tales from New Earth,…

Could DI Menzies return?

With the news Anna Hope is appearing in the newly announced Tales of New Earth, I wondered – Could DI Menzies return? There’s an interview with Anna here in the 2008 Lancashire Telegraph: Doctor Who actor at convention. If you aren’t sure who DI Menzies is, or why she needs to return, carry on…

DI Patricia Menzies

One of the easiest to select, DI Patricia Menzies is as solid an inconstant companion as any character who has made an appearance in Doctor Who. This Salford based detective adjusted quickly to meeting aliens and time travellers and with her police background is ideal companion material in my mind. If you need more convincing, read on…