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,…

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),…

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…

Doctor Who Audio Annual review

Congratulations to all those involved for creating the Doctor Who Audio Annual, released December 2017. Short review: if you like the Big Finish Short Trips range, this is an easy purchase. It’s currently £11.49 on Amazon UK, which for six stories over two discs compares well pricewise. The six stories (from Doctor Who Annuals mid-1960s- mid-1980s) are read by five…

The Night Witches review

I reviewed the great historical Early Adventures: The Night Witches for Cultbox: The Night Witches (Doctor Who audio) review. It’s a cracking story, and everyone is at the top of their game. It’s the first of a bunch of stories by Roland Moore, and on the strength of this we are in for a treat. +++ Message…

Polly returns at Christmas!

Keen viewers of the new trailer for Twice Upon a Time will have spotted a familiar mop of blonde hair and Polly Wright no less. It’s not Anneke Wills, nor is it Ellie Spicer who played Anneke in An Adventure in Space and Time. Instead it seems to be (not yet confirmed) Virginia McKenna’s granddaughter, Lily Travers. No…

Falling review on Cultbox

I had a listen to the Jonathan Barnes Short Trip story Falling and reviewed it for Cultbox: Big Finish Doctor Who audio story reviews May 2017. It’s a nice story for Mrs Polly Jackson read by Anneke Wills, with some really nice moments. +++ Message Ends +++