Celestial Toyroom #517 is on its way to DWAS members

Celestial Toyroom #517 is on its way to DWAS members, and while there’s no theme, there is a great range of articles and opinions. There’s a chat with Stuart Douglas about The Black Archive and also a piece about actor Mark Bonnar (and I only just mention him and the Sixth Doctor in this previous…

The Sixth Doctor vs The Eleven

Colin Baker’s Sixth Doctor will face Mark Bonnar’s The Eleven in September 2021. The Big Finish press release follows below…

Arise, Sir Rory!

Big Finish is continuing the somewhat surreal story of Rory Williams in some style with a trip to Camelot. And why not? He’s been reincarnated from nowhere, become an Auton (and then that got forgotten), done Stonehenge and watched a strange alien cube for centuries. Here’s what Big Finish has to say about it…

The Tenth Doctor descends deeper into the Dalek universe

Big Finish has revealed further story details and a trailer for Doctor Who: Dalek Universe 2, featuring the Tenth Doctor (David Tennant), Anya Kingdom (Jane Slavin) and Mark Seven (Joe Sims) in more full cast audio adventures alongside Big Finish favourite Blake Ritson (Adam Adamant Lives!). Details below…

An unexpected return in the Fifth Doctor Adventures

The Fifth Doctor Adventures: The Lost Resort and Other Stories brings the Fifth Doctor back to his (temporarily) abandoned companions Tegan, Nyssa and new companion Marc… and someone else… The return of Adric? Doctor Who – The Fifth Doctor Adventures: The Lost Resort and Other Stories reunites the Doctor with his companions (last heard in the 2020…

Netflix taking over Doctor Who — my April Fools for the DWC

You might find some amusement in the April Fool story I did for The Doctor Who Companion in which I talk about Netflix taking over the show… It’s here: NETFLIX TO CO-PRODUCE DOCTOR WHO’S 60TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL — THEN TAKE OVER THE FRANCHISE [UPDATED]. I hope it amuses. After all, it could never happen, could…

Revolution of the Daleks collective review on the DWC

Back in the day (January) a group of Doctor Who Companion writers pooled their thoughts on Revolution of the Daleks. Curiously, I wrote my review before seeing the show, just as an experiment. I wasn’t far off; that tells me something about the show / my power of prediction / prejudging reviews / the meaning…

Doctor Who Stranded 2 review on Cultbox

While I felt Stranded 1 had potential but wasn’t innovative enough in its storytellling, I felt Stranded 2 worked a lot better. It’s more conventional Doctor Who and felt more coherent, though still had some flaws. You can read my thoughts on Cultbox: Doctor Who: Stranded 2 audio drama review. <<| Message Ends |>>

Free! 10 Objects of Dr Who

Thanks to Candy Jar Books, Philip Bates has made available a free download of 10 Objects of Dr Who. It’s on The Doctor Who Companion, and is a sampler for 100 Objects of Dr Who. +++ Message Ends +++