The McGannzine Issue One

Back in the depths of early Big Finish Doctor Who main range, one Kenny Smith (he who now produces the Big Finish Vortex magazine) produced a fanzine. It’s 44 pages long, was released May 2001 and covered the whole of the first run of Paul McGann’s Eighth Doctor for Big Finish. If you ever get…

What did the Radio Times make of the Eighth Doctor?

If the magazine went out all guns blazing in 1996 (eg the 16-page souvenir, cover left), the actual review of the single full-length Eighth Doctor TV story is less enthusiastic. Doctor Who (The Movie) as we are to call it has its problems, but like Radio Times reviewer Mark Braxton I also found it much…

Vortex 124: It’s Miller time!

I don’t always (in fact rarely) mention the great Big Finish free magazine Vortex but this month is an exception. Kenny Smith has pulled out all the stops to mark Sheridan Smith’s return to the role of Lucie Miller. Yes, Vortex 124 is (almost) all about Lucie. As this blog takes its name from the…