Doctor Who: Time War 3 review

The Eighth Doctor continues to skirt the edges of the Time War in Doctor Who: Time War 3 and it’s no easy task. The latest instalment brings four more stories from Matt Fitton, Lisa McMullin, Roland Moore and John Dorney. We’ve Daleks, Time Lord trickery and, as the cover reveals, the Valeyard! It’s a mix…

Daleks in St Albans this Halloween (2019)

Over on The Doctor Who Companion writer Simon Danes gives details of an event scheduled for this Halloween (2019) in St Albans. It’s a free event: Doctor Who – A Voyage in Space and Time! Full details in Simon’s article HAVE DOCTOR WHO FUN THIS HALLOWE’EN WITH A VOYAGE IN SPACE AND TIME but all…

The DWC takes a long look at Season 9

Tyler Harris takes us through his analysis of the Third Doctor‘s third set of stories, Season 9. Tyler also took a look at Season 8, so you might want to read that one first. His latest piece is: REVIEWED: DOCTOR WHO SEASON 9 – STICKING THE LANDING.

Celestial Toyroom 496/97

If you’re a member of the Doctor Who Appreciation Society lookout for the latest double issue Celestial Toyroom (496/7 – August 2019) with colour cover, evoking the Daleks in London. Edited by Alan Stevens, Alan also wrote the first article, a study of Daleks in London, ie Invasion of Earth. There are also fascinating articles…

Engadget looks at The Edge of Time

Over on the Engadget site, Daniel Cooper has taken a good look at the forthcoming Doctor Who VR game Edge of Time. It’s well-written and he’s very positive about the game’s prospects. He also makes an interesting point about where VR might take the show in the future (near the end). His article is: ‘Doctor…

Revelation of the Daleks review

I turn my attention to one of the two Sixth Doctor stories to get a 4* rating from the Radio Times. Yes, time to rewatch the Eric Saward story Revelation of the Daleks. When this story was broadcast in March 1985 I was still watching the show around starting a new job. My memories have…

Dalek Deception in Cornwall

The world of Dalek ownership is not a simple one, despite the experiences of Sudbury Hall (How to buy a Dalek). Take the case of a man in, Cornwall who restored a Dalek found in a shed, then had fans explain in painful detail just why it wasn’t an actual prop! Either way it’s been…