Christmas is cancelled (for the Doctor)

It’s being widely reported (though not by the BBC). There will be no Doctor Who on Christmas Day in 2018, the first time we’ve skipped since the return of the show. Many outlets have this today (Friday 2 Nov, 2018), including The Independent, but we also hear it will move to New Year’s Day: Doctor Who Christmas special ‘not…

Twelve Angels Weeping

Here’s something to give the Doctor Who audio fan for Christmas (hint!): Twelve Angels Weeping. It’s written and read by Dave Rudden, with contributions from Nick Briggs and Pippa Bennett-Warner. It’s on Amazon to order, and should be released shortly (11 October 2018). It’s a twelve days of Christmas concept, with stories told from the villain’s…

Twice Upon a Time review

So, the end of several eras and lots of nostalgia in a Christmas special combining multiple Doctors, plenty of reflection and the thinnest of stories supporting some great performances. Twice Upon a Time delivered what it promised, no less and perhaps no more. There are many spoilers to follow; you’ve been warned!

The Night Before Christmas

If you’re a main range subscriber, and you’ve already listened to Static, please do remember to download and enjoy Nic Ford’s Subscriber Short Trips tale, The Night Before Christmas. It’s a lovely piece of writing, and a cracking piece of narration from Stephen Critchlow. It’s packed with dark humour and features the Seventh Doctor alongside a real historical figure…

Don’t forget Big Finishmas 2017!

A reminder to check the Big Finish site tomorrow (and for the following eleven days) as we once again get Big Finishmas, a run of special daily offers. There’s also a giveaway today if you look! Oh, and Merry Christmas! ^^^ Message Ends ^^^

Paul Cornell’s Ten Doctors who weren’t

Paul Cornell’s 12 Blogs of Christmas continues with The 12 Blogs of Christmas: Ten. My Doctors Who Weren’t. Here Paul discusses some alternate ideas for casting, from the obvious (Julia Sawalha), to the surprising (Pauline Henriques). I’ve singled out Richard Briers (photo) as I liked his notes on writing fan fiction with Richard Briers as the Fifth…

Twice Upon a Time Bingo

In case you need something to occupy you as you watch Twice Upon a Time, I’ve produced a quick bingo card (left), letting you tick off all those mentions/ cameo appearances. I’ve not seen the preview, so it’s all guesswork. I’ll let you know how well I did next week! [And here’s a link to the full-size…