Highest Science reviewed

The Highest Science is a Seventh Doctor + Benny story staged over two discs. It is adapted by Jacqueline Rayner from the original Gareth Roberts novel and apart from Sylvester and Lisa B the cast includes Sinead Keenan, Daniel Brocklebank, Tom Bell and Sarah Ovens. The book was published in 1993 – I am unsure why this…

General reaction to The Caretaker

The usual mixed reaction to The Caretaker and a range from ‘it was fantastic’ to ‘a bit dull’. I’ve gathered together a few for comparison purposes. I’ve re-watched the last portion and still enjoyed it but haven’t put it on the list of best stories ever. Meanwhile, the rest of the world had this to say…

More takes on Listen

So last Saturday’s Twelfth Doctor story Listen still has the fans talking. This post isn’t a further review more a gathering of thoughts from around the web. Thanks (mostly) to JR Southall who pointed me at most of this content. Clearly Steven Moffat has struck several chords with several people – I’m part way through a re-watch and…

Listen reviewed

So, how was it for you? Was Listen as good as Blink or did you blink and miss the point of the story? Did Steven Moffat deliver the goods or has this divided the fans even more than usual? What is going on with Danny Pink? In other words, how was the latest episode in season eight of Doctor…

Circular Time reviewed

Paul Cornell  and Mike Maddox collaborated on Circular Time a set of four stories for the Fifth Doctor and Nyssa. The stories are themed around the four seasons with an ensemble cast picking up the other parts. I came to this with a sense that it was a popular release in the Big Finish forums. Were my…

100 reviewed

Big Finish reached the landmark of 100 main range releases in September 2007 . To mark the occasion they eschewed a multi-doctor bonanza and gave us four short stories for the Sixth Doctor and Evelyn. Two of these had a them including the idea of 100 though actually there were other themes such as birth and…

Sci-Fi London Doctor Who event May 5th 2013

If you happen to be anywhere near East London on Sunday May 5th 2013 you might want to pop into the Stratford Picture House. Sci-Fi London are holding a 50th anniversary screening of the movie version of Doctor Who and the Daleks preceded by two interesting talks. The first includes Paul Cornell and Terrance Dicks…