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 poster for The Woman Who Fell to Earth

Yes, new series. new Doctor and we still have the delights of Stuart Manning‘s posters! It’s simply stated, lovely typeface for the title and up to his usual standard if less ‘flat’. His The Woman Who Fell to Earth is hopefully the first of many! I do like his strap-line: Time, Space, … Sheffield! +++ Message Ends…