What did the Sixth Doctor do for the show?

So, time to ask the same question I’ve already asked about the previous few Doctor incarnations: what did the Sixth Doctor do for the show? I’m not dwelling on the negatives, this isn’t another dig at Colin Baker’s time on TV, it’s about the positives and the noteworthy. Yes the context was bad, but there…

Big Finishmas 2018, Day 3

So, Big Finish is once again running the Big Finishmas offers, and today sees two of what were free releases: Trial of the Valeyard and Night of the Stormcrow. So far we’ve had a Christmas Eve freebie of the Fifth Doctor story Cuddlesome, Dorian Gray and now a choice of Sixth Doctor and Fourth Doctor. If you get only one, I’d recommend Trial of…

The Maisie mystery continues

Steven Moffat, talking at the Television Critics’ Association tour has come out and explicitly denied all rumours (even mine) about who Maisie Williams is playing in series nine of Doctor Who. He has decided to do this despite the amount of hype it was generating — maybe he wants to get things back under control ahead of…

The Wormery reviewed

Tucked away between Zagreus and the start of the Divergent Universe arc is The Wormery by Stephen Cole and Paul Magrs. This is a Sixth Doctor story that introduces the character of Iris Wildthyme to Big Finish. Iris was created by Paul Magrs in the Eighth Doctor Adventures novel The Scarlet Empress. Iris is played by Katy Manning (in this incarnation…

Trial of the Valeyard reviewed

December 2013 and we lucky subscribers are treated to a freebie; this year it’s the Sixth Doctor story Trial of the Valeyard written by Alan Barnes and Mike Maddox. This will not be generally available until December 2014, much as last year’s Night of the Stormcrow will become available this month. Free to subscribers it may be but…