The Unofficial Dr Who Annual 1987 announced

Coincident with the publication of The Unofficial Dr Who Annual 1972, Terraqueous Distributors has announced their next project; it’s the turn of the Sixth Doctor and The Unofficial Dr Who Annual 1987. Details are scarce but if you’re interested in contributing, visit the FaceBook page for the 1972 project (link above) or email doctorwhoannual@aol.co.uk. <<<…

Doctor Who: The Hunting Ground review

At the end of a positive glut of seventh Doctor stories, the Big Finish main range sneaked in a Sixth Doctor story, The Hunting Ground by AK Benedict. It’s a charming story of Icelandic intrigue, police work and enough science fiction added to make it a Doctor Who story without getting in the way of the story. It…

Sixth Doctor on Radio 4 Extra

BBC Radio 4 Extra is starting a run of Sixth Doctor stories starting with the Jonathan Morris story The Crimes of Thomas Brewster. The first episode is today (2 Feb 2019) at 6pm (repeated at midnight); details here. For me it’s a good story and mixes Evelyn, Brewster, DI Menzies with the first appearance of Flip! The BBC…

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…

Big Finishmas 2018, Day 3

So, Big Finish is once again running the Big Finishmas offers, and today sees two of what were free releases: Trial of the Valeyard and Night of the Stormcrow. So far we’ve had a Christmas Eve freebie of the Fifth Doctor story Cuddlesome, Dorian Gray and now a choice of Sixth Doctor and Fourth Doctor. If you get only one, I’d recommend Trial of…