New Counter Measures series 2 review

I had a listen to the New Counter Measures series 2 (the one with the Yeti and Great Intelligence) and penned some thoughts for CultBox: New Counter Measures: series 2 review of the Doctor Who spin-off. A good mix of tales, but it left me wanting to understand how it interlinks with UNIT. Time might tell! +++…

The Yeti are back!

It’s fifty years since the Yeti and the Great Intelligence first appeared with the Second Doctor, and today Big Finish has announced they will return to face the Counter-Measures team! The news was announced here: THE NEW COUNTER-MEASURES TEAM ARE BACK IN TIME OF THE INTELLIGENCE.

Forgotten Son reviewed

The Forgotten Son is the first in a new range of books from Candy Jar Books based around the life of Lethbridge-Stewart. With an introduction by Terrance Dicks, this is the first of a range of stories filling out the Brigadier-to-be’s life. Andy Frankham-Allen wrote this story to show us what happened after Web of Fear and…

Watching the Web of Fear

I re-watched The Web of Fear and rather than a review I present my thoughts. I won’t over-explain the plot as I would hope any fan knows that this is about Yeti, London Underground, the Second Doctor, Jamie, Victoria and the first appearance of the Brigadier (as a Colonel). I will explain why I think this is…

The Name of the Doctor reviewed

So the waiting is over and The Name of the Doctor has been shown. We gasped in wonderment at the delights therein then sat back and thought ‘Hang on, was that actually and good?’ and as seems to be the fashion we take great delight in dissecting everything Steven Moffat does. We also looked at our speculations…

The one with (almost) a new companion – The Snowmen reviewed

Another Christmas and this time (2012) the BBC brought us Steven Moffat’s The Snowmen. Billed as the story that would give the Doctor a new companion in the form of Jenna-Louise Coleman’s Clara and a new TARDIS interior, there was a certain weight of expectation on this episode, especially as we had already met Oswin in…