I talk Midnight on Kasterborous

Over on Kasterborous I’ve contributed to a feature on the fourth series of nu-Who, the series with the Tenth Doctor and Donna Noble. The episode I choose was Midnight a Russell T Davies episode I think bears re-watching. The feature is: NUWHO 10TH ANNIVERSARY: WHAT IS YOUR MOST UNDERRATED SERIES 4 STORY?. [+] End Message [+]

Donna Noble joins Legacy

A few bits in this week’s Doctor Who Legacy newsletter. First the news Donna Noble will be appearing soon (no artwork, hence my pencil sketch). They mention several actors have given permission and this now gives all the modern companions. There are still plenty of modern characters outstanding, but I do wish we had some more of…

The mystery of the three Capaldis

Don’t shout it too loudly, but Doctor Who isn’t real! All the characters are played by actors, the stories are written and sometimes stuff just ends up on-screen! If you’ve recovered from the shock, let’s talk Peter Capaldi. The Twelfth Doctor. And Frobisher from Torchwood: Children of Earth. And Caecilius from the Tenth Doctor and Donna Noble story Fires of…

Is Rose really the best companion ever?

The Radio Times recently ran a competition to vote for the best companion ever. The title was won by Rose Tyler who narrowly beat Cpt Jack (also introduced in the Ninth Doctor era). Full details of her victory are here: Rose Tyler triumphs in Doctor Who Companion Champion.

Death’s Deal reviewed

The Tenth Doctor release in the Destiny of the Doctor range was Death’s Deal by Darren Jones. Narrated by Catherine Tate, reprising her role as Donna Noble, and also featuring Duncan Wisbey as Krux / Erskine, the synopsis promises an action packed adventure. Will this live up to last month’s Night of the Whisper (reviewed here)? How will Catherine Tate perform on…