Obverse Books has announced the Black Archive release of Sound of Drums / Last of the Time Lords. Writer James Mortimer takes a deep look at this pair of episodes in the 38th (!) release in the range.
Here’s something to get excited about – Freema Agyeman has recorded a Big Finish story! Yes, Martha Jones comes to Big Finish! It’s not a David Tennant Tenth Doctor boxset (yet!) but it is a Torchwood story. Freema is alongside Eve Myles in the Tim Foley tale Torchwood: Dissected due in February 2020! Full news…
There’s a glaring problem with The Tenth Doctor Chronicles, one that’s being ignore by Big Finish. If you’ve taken the hours out of your life necessary to listen to all four stories, you’ve probably spotted it already. I hope so. If you haven’t done either then it falls to me to break the news. Big Finish…
The Doctor Who: The Complete History series kicked off with volume 55. While I think the whole series is an expensive indulgence, I suspect a lot of people might buy the first few releases. The first release had the typical loss-leading price of a first part (£1.99) so not the largest investment in the world.
Over on Kasterborous I contributed to a post on Most Underrated episodes of Season 3 and talked about the episode 42. I don’t generally contribute to mixed author pieces but enjoyed the challenge of writing to someone else’s idea.
If you’d like to vote for the next (ie not this week’s) new expert level ally, pop over to this poll. Here you can vote for one of Danny Pink, Rose Tyler, Osgood, Meta-crisis tenth or Idris. I went for Rose — the poll doesn’t show you who’s winning, so wait and see!
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.