Complete History volume 1 reviewed

Tidying up my home office, I realised I’d yet to review Doctor Who The Complete History Volume 1. Like many people (I suspect) I bought the first few months of subscription then cancelled once the free gifts ran out! In this case it was the free Companion Chronicle read by Sarah Sutton, The Toy. Of course the bonus…

Attack of the Cybermen reviewed

To call Attack of the Cybermen a confused collage of tropes and ideas might be easy and justified but misses the point. In many ways less than the sum of its parts, it is not without some merits, even if it needed trimming back and reshaping. Whence does this confusion arise? Well the clue may be in…

3D, or not 3D: that is the question

In the last few days (I am writing on the 23rd of October 2013, with one month to go until you know what) we have finally been treated to a trailer for the anniversary show The Day of the Doctor. It views as a tribute more than an actual trailer though I would be very happy to…

Totter’s Lane 2013?

So it’s Friday again and in the style of this post here I think I would engage in some idle speculation. This time my topic is the 50th Anniversary (due November 23rd 2013 of course) about which we believe we will still have the eleventh Doctor, Mr Moffat in charge and a new companion (as…