Latest Legacy news

In a week that saw has already given us some treats, Doctor Who Legacy  this week’s news letter gives us yet more. There’s a code for a new outfit for Danny Pink (pictured) and confirmation that after Time Heist there will be a new companion. I will guess here and take the new companion to be…

Dalek who? Or, Asylum of the Daleks reviewed

So we have had and largely enjoyed the Asylum of the Daleks, that being the first episode in the latest series of Doctor Who. We know this is the first of five and that by the end something will have happened to the Ponds such that they are no longer companions. We also know that…

Nu-humans, old problems

So what happens when two of Big Finish’s many fine authors take on the modern era? In The Nu-Humans Cavan Scott and Mark Wright (Forge, Iris Wildthyme, Church and Crown…) take up the challenge of writing for the Eleventh Doctor, Amy and Rory in a story read by Raquel Cassidy (who has appeared with the…

Deep and dreamless sleep?

With Christmas approaching, the Doctor is taking Amy and Rory back to Leadworth for the holidays, what could go wrong? Well in Dan Abnett’s book The Silent Stars Go By quite a lot. I had the opportunity to listen to this latest novelization in audiobook format; all very well but was it any good? Stay tuned after the…

Waiting for Rory

So we are about to get the latest episode The Girl Who Waited an Amy / Rory story in which the Doctor apparently does little in order to give Matt Smith a filming break. We don’t therefore expect this to tell us much more about the River / killing the Doctor arc but no doubt something…

Who kills the Doctor?

As I briefly note here, the second half of this years Dr Who will end (or so we are told) where it begun, i.e. with the death of the Doctor. I have no special insight but I thought I would use some logic and make a prediction. My approach is to list the possibilities then…