Merry Christmas (card) by Stuart Manning

I’m a big fan of Stuart Manning’s art and here’s something else he’s done — a Doctor Who Christmas card. You can buy these new for 2020 designs by checking out Stuart’s FaceBook page. *** Message Ends ***

First Sixth Doctor and Peri boxset released

Big Finish has released the First Sixth Doctor and Peri boxset. Note the use of the word first! The intriguing picture shows: Back — James Parsons (writer), Vivienne Acheampong (Siyanda), Colin Baker (The Doctor), Javone Prince (Kaylin), Hugh Skinner (Erpingham), Front — Nicola Bryant (Peri), Deirdre Mullins (Latimer), Andrew Stirling-Brown (writer). The press release follows.

Fury from the Deep artwork

The animated reconstruction of the Second Doctor missing adventure Fury from the Deep is out in September. It’s been widely reported (eg on the DWC) but I was most interested to see the artwork. It’s another piece of Stuart Manning’s work, always good to have! Not long to wait! +++ Message Ends +++

Stuart Manning Thirteenth Doctor poster

Here’s one I missed last year (Stuart posted it on FaceBook in May 2019). It’s Jodie Whittaker as the Thirteenth Doctor and the inspired catchphrase 13 lives young. Obviously the number might need a revisit once we understand just what’s happened in series 12! Enjoy! +++ Message Ends +++

Hartnell’s Doctor in colour!

No, don’t get too excited, it’s not a colourised First Doctor adventure! It’s is William Hartnell as though in a superbly coloured photo. This is by Stuart Manning – he’s been very quiet on the poster front, but this is rather a treat! ::: Message Ends :::

Peri and Sixie: what happened after The Trial?

Back in 2014, Big Finish started to tell Peri’s story subsequent to the events of The Trial of a Timelord. These started with The Widow’s Assassin, but we only had one short run. Recent Sixth Doctor and Peri stories hopped back to Peri’s earlier time on the show. Big Finish has now created Doctor Who…

The Jon Pertwee files

Stuart Manning has co-produced a forthcoming radio documentary celebrating what would have been Jon Pertwee’s hundredth birthday. It’s broadcast in July so set the date in your diary.

Stuart Manning Revelation of the Daleks poster

A surprise from Stuart Manning is this Sixth Doctor Revelation of the Daleks poster. Apparently done just for fun, it reminds me I must rewatch this at some point! (– Message Ends –)

Stuart Manning Scratchman poster

To mark both Tom Baker’s 85th birthday and the release of the Scratchman novel (the didn’t happen Doctor Who film), Stuart Manning has produced another of his splendid posters. More on his FaceBook page. +++ Message Ends +++

Stuart Manning Daleks’ Masterplan concept

With The Daleks’ Masterplan coming to vinyl, Stuart Manning has revealed (on FaceBook) his draft concept for the cover. An interesting curiosity perhaps, but in my mind another striking example of his work. +++ Message Ends +++