The Christmas Invasion review

It’s that curious weekend between Christmas and New Year. We have had no Christmas special for the second year running, but in eight days time we will have had two episodes of series 12! Until then I thought I’d cover one of my favourite of the Christmas specials – The Christmas Invasion.

What did the Radio Times make of the Tenth Doctor?

It’s October and it’s (to a lot of modern viewers myself included) the Doctor. David Tennant’s Tenth Doctor. Surely the Radio Times will have almost wall-to-wall five-star reviews of his time in the role? The truth may surprise, and let’s remember he did (by modern standards) appear in a lot of stories. They can’t all…

Tenth Doctor: One Mile Down review

The second release in The Tenth Doctor Adventures Volume 3, is One Mile Down by Jenny T Colgan. Unlike the previous episode, there’s no Sylvia or Wilf, but we do have Judoon. And fish people. And any moment now, disaster leading to…

Tenth Doctor: No Place review

The Tenth Doctor and Donna are back and this time they’ve brought the family! Yes, David Tennant and Catherine Tate are joined by Jacqueline King (Sylvia Noble) and Bernard Cribbins (Wilfred Mott). First in the Tenth Doctor Adventures Volume 3 is the James Goss story No Place. Come on in!

The return of Rose!

In site-breaking news yesterday at 17:15, (or just before), Big Finish announced the hardly-leaked news many fans couldn’t believe even as it happened: Billie Piper in studio with David Tennant for The Tenth Doctor Adventures Volumes 2. We were teased mercilessly by John Dorney and David Richardson and as excitement came to the boil we got the…

Doctor Kilgrave, I presume

So, I was watching the excellent Jessica Jones on Netflix. Beyond admiring the writing, production, and acting talents of Krysten Ritter and a certain David Tennant, I got to thinking — is there a dark side to Doctor Who? If you haven’t seen Jessica Jones, and have access, I recommend it highly (and also Dirk Gently with the wonderful…

Tenth Doctor Adventures Volume 1 full review

Following my initial review of new Doctor Who release The Tenth Doctor Adventures Volume 1 for CultBox, I’d like to give more detail as to why I think these three stories are so strong, why I believe they work and go deeper for the sheer joy of it! There will be some revealing details (aka spoilers)…

Tenth Doctor Adventure release date

Big Finish has given more details and the release date (May 16, 2016) for the first set of Tenth Doctor Adventures. I mention this as in the latest Starburst Magazine (for which I am Audio Drama Editor) I have a feature on David Tennant’s work for Big Finish as far as it touches on Doctor Who. It’s…