The hidden monsters of the Tsuranga Conundrum

In case you haven’t seen it, Twitter user Gavin made a brilliant spot in The Tsuranga Conundrum; when they Pting was being identified, the console display (left) showed a whole host of zliens both classic and post-2005, including Cybermen, Slitheen. Ood, Silurians and Sontarans. What does that mean for the absence of familiar foes? No Daleks…

The Silurian Candidate reviewed

The first of the September 2017 brace of Doctor Who main range releases is Matthew J Elliott’s The Silurian Candidate. The title deliberately echoes The Manchurian Candidate so foretelling some of the plot. It’s a decent tale, and perhaps even more so for the range given to Mel and Ace. Let’s dive in…

The Register article – Punishment Gluttons

The Register are in full Doctor Who mode at the present as this article – PUNISHMENT gluttons: The Dr Who monsters that come back for more shows. This article is an excuse to show the wonderful infographic (see picture) from Paul Smith’s Time & Space Visualiser:  The Story and History of Doctor Who as Data Visualisations. The article…

UNIT: The Coup reviewed

UNIT: The Coup is a short, free story released in November 2004 by Big Finish to promote its then forthcoming UNIT spin-off range. Available on SoundCloud this Simon Geurrier story has to frame a whole spin-off range in a mere twenty minutes and that includes allowing is plenty of time to enjoy Nicholas Courtney in…