The DWC looks at seasons 3, 4 and 5!

The Doctor Who Companion is gathering pace with its voyage through the show’s television history. They’ve looked at Season 3, said farewell to Hartnell’s First Doctor, welcomed Troughton’s Second Doctor, met many a companion, said farewell to many more and introduced many alien races along the way. Seen in such breadth and at such pace,…

Year of the Drex Olympics review on CultBox

It’s got a tongue-in-cheek title and the April 2019 Doctor Who Short Trips release, The Year of the Drex Olympics is definitely one of the more amusing releases in this range. A Second Doctor story, read by Frazer Hines, and featuring Jamie and Victoria, it’s worth a listen and I put some thoughts together for…

The Moonbase review

The Discontinuity Guide may not have liked The Moonbase, and it certainly drags in places (and what happened that took four episodes) but for me it’s important. Why? Well it’s the first story I can clearly remember watching on transmission. I like to think I must have watched the rest of this season (and earlier Hartnell stories),…

The Last Day at Work review

First congratulations to writer Harry Draper for winning the 2018 Paul Spragg Memorial Opportunity with his Second Doctor and Jamie story The Last Day at Work. It’s a great little story and if you haven’t heard it, stop what you’re doing and download now. Did I mention it’s free? What makes this story good? Let’s chat…

That Macra Terror animation

After what seems like weeks of small leaks, we finally have details on the release of the animated Doctor Who: The Macra Terror. The Cultbox piece is pretty comprehensive, and saves me writing my own: Doctor Who lost episode The Macra Terror: animation coming soon. Key fact is it can be ordered from early January 2019, so…