What did the Third Doctor ever do for the show?

It’s March, so it’s the Third Doctor theme here on Red Rocket Rising, and time to discuss the sometimes frustrated exile and ask the Monty Python Romans question: What did the third Doctor ever do for the show? It’s 2019 now and Jon Pertwee’s main run as the Doctor was 1970-1974, ending 45 years ago! Though I’m a…

Series 12: some ideas

It may be filming, but Doctor Who series 12 is a long way from being on our screens and we know nothing about what it might bring. This makes it a field day for speculation! Ahead of any leeks or news, I thought I’d put down some markers as to what I’d like in series…

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…

Lost Stories recommendations

Big Finish is winding up April 2018 with a massive 60% reduction on Lost Stories (and don’t forget the big April 99 for 99 sale). There’s a lot to recommend in this set and lot’s I’ve still to listen to, hence the shortage of on-site reviews. Do take a look: SAVE 60% ON DOCTOR WHO LOST STORIES. There’s…

Fourth Doctor: The Eternal Battle review

I reviewed the Fourth Doctor Adventure: The Eternal Battle for Cultbox. It’s a great Fourth Doctor / Leela / K9 story with Sontarans and writers Cavan Scott and Mark Wright have delivered an excellent hours entertainment. The review is part of the monthly round-up I produce with Ian McArdell: Big Finish’s latest ‘Doctor Who’ audio stories reviewed: February 2017…