UNIT: Nemesis starts this November

There’s a new set of boxsets coming keeping the story of UNIT going (despite the current TV series indifference to them!). Kate, Osgood and Ice Warriors! Did I mention H*rry S*ll*v*n? Full details below…

Sarah Jane Smith and Harry Sullivan recast news

Big Finish has announced Sadie Miller will take on her mother’s role of Sarah Jane Smith (starting with?) in the upcoming Lost Stories Return of the Cybermen. Also announced is Christopher Naylor taking on the role of Harry Sullivan. Good news for fans of both characters, which includes me as I got to write a…

The DWC looks at the Fourth Doctor’s Sarah Jane Years

Tom Baker’s time as the Fourth Doctor is too much for mere mortals like me to take in all at once. Fortunately The Doctor Who Companion is slicing it into series, and I thought I’d track the Tom Baker years by chunk (ie Sarah Jane Smith / Leela / Romana(s) / The new gang [Nyssa…

New Short Trips covers revealed

Big Finish has released details of four more titles in the 2019 Short Trips range. As ever they look intriguing and full details here: DOCTOR WHO SHORT TRIPS. Nicola Bryant, Louise Jameson, Katy Manning and Nick Briggs are performing four very different titles. I have initial thoughts on them all…

Tuesday is coming this December!

December 2018 sees my Subscriber Short Trips story Tuesday released. It’s free for subscribers with both Muse of Fire and The Hunting Ground. In case you don’t know, it’s an Eighth Doctor story with Harry Sullivan. Don’t forget to download it and let me know what you think! +++ Message Ends +++

How to Win Planets and Influence People review

Sometimes you have to take your hat off to other writers. In this month’s Short Trips: How to Win Planets and Influence People, James Goss has written a humorous, entertaining Fourth Doctor story for Rufus Hound to read as the Meddling Monk. It’s a great piece, and credit to producer Ian Atkins and director Lisa Bowerman.

Tuesday is coming!

Big Finish has recorded more Subscriber Short Trips; I draw attention to December 2018: Tuesday by Tony Jones (Eighth Doctor, Harry Sullivan, read by Stephen Critchlow) !!! Message Ends !!!

Zygon Invasion reviewed

Zygon Invasion gave us Zygons a-plenty, rock&roll Doctor, evil Clara, foreign settings and much mystery under London. Lots to reflect on, lots of elements I quite liked, some I didn’t. Not a great episode for me overall, but I much preferred it to Peter Harness’s previous story Kill the Moon: let’s pick over the pieces…