Doctor Who back on Twitch Jan 2019

As reported on The Doctor Who Companion and elsewhere, there’s another run for Doctor Who on Twitch coming up. What’s worth calling out about their coverage is a full list of when each story will be broadcast (UK time focussed). See the details: DOCTOR WHO IS RETURNING TO TWITCH: HERE’S THE FULL JANUARY SCHEDULE. Just in time for my…

Theme for 2019

With Doctor Who very much not on our screens in 2019 (apart from later today!) I’ve decided I will theme the first few (seven) months of the year around the so-called classic Doctors. Each month I will look at some episodes from the relevant Doctor and post reviews and anything else of interest. I’ll weave in some…

Sorry by Chris Walker-Thomson

Here’s something rather moving and potentially challenging to listen to. It’s a short Second Doctor Christmas story from Chris Walker-Thomson in which he performs both as the Doctor and James C Ellis. It’s on YouTube but is really an audio.

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…

Archive article on Power of the Daleks

Here’s a thing (well part of a thing), it’s the first few paragraphs of a 1966 piece on Doctor Who from a UK Sunday magazine. It has a few nice pictures from Power of the Daleks that much-missed wiped Second Doctor story. I put it up as a curiosity and also to hope someone might have the whole…

Paul Spragg Opportunity winner 2018

Big Finish has announce the winner of the 2018 Short Trips Opportunity 2018, and it’s a Second Doctor story The Last Day at Work, written by Harry Draper. Read by Nick Briggs, it will be available free later this month (December 2018). News item here: SHORT TRIPS OPPORTUNITY 2018. Congratulations to Harry and a review will follow soon!…

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…