What did the Radio Times make of the Twelfth Doctor?

It’s December and time to think Twelfth Doctor. As I’ve done all year, here’s the Radio Times collected Twelfth Doctor reviews and I’ll give my own thoughts. Bottom line is they are far more positive about this era than I am. I think Peter Capaldi himself was superb but I just didn’t get on with…

Doctor Who – Short Trips: Dead Media review

September 2019 brought us Doctor Who – Short Trips: Dead Media a first Big Finish piece for writer John Richards and a first for a Jacob Dudman vocalised Twelfth Doctor. It’s set during the Doctor’s time at university in Bristol, though no Nardole who has borrowed the TARDIS to pop back to 1974’s Eurovision Song…

Twelfth Doctor Tales from Big Finish

OK, so Big Finish has gone with The Doctor Chronicles, but what it means is we get some Twelfth Doctor stories read by Jacob Dudman. The first set of Twelfth Doctor Chronicles appears in February 2020. There will be four stories, the first of which is The Charge of the Night Brigade written by David…

Doctor Who has peaked – so what?

I got drawn (slightly) into one of those pointless on-line arguments where one persons shouts and the other tries to be rational. Waste of time. A certain kind of argument has been used by fans for years: the show is failing, it’s all because of XXX, we should sack XXX and do XXXX. My position…

The Twelfth Doctor comes to Big Finish!

Before you get too excited, we don’t think it’s Peter Capaldi, but next year February 2019) gives us the Twelfth Doctor in the a Short Trips. The range has been extended for two years to the end of 2020. Producer Ian Atkins has moved on (and many personal thanks to Ian), and new producer Alfie Shaw has…

If River met Susan…

Here’s a mad idea I can’t get out of my head: what if River Song ends up meeting Susan on a future Big Finish boxset? River’s already worked her way back to the Fourth Doctor, so what comes next. There are options for earlier Doctors, but what about meeting Susan? Here’s an imaginary scene where they…