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Christopher Eccleston to pen memoir

Simon & Schuster UK will publish Christopher Eccleston’s memoir, I Love the Bones of You, charting his acting career plus the impact on him and his family of his late father’s struggle with dementia. The book will explore Eccleston’s life growing up in working-class Salford, his deep-rooted desire to perform on stage, and what developed into...

Doctor Who screenwriter, author to speak at Festival of Ideas

Doctor Who Series 11 screenwriter and author Malorie Blackman and Doctor Who author Juno Dawson are scheduled to join a moderated discussion on taboo topics in Young Adult fiction on Saturday, September 15. The Royal Academy of Arts is hosting the talk as part of its Festival of Ideas. Malorie Blackman has written over 60...

Doctor Who: The Secret in Vault 13: new cover image revealed

As reported by Cultbox back in April, Penguin Books planned the release of The Secret in Vault 13, a book featuring the the thirteenth Doctor written by David Solomons. The publisher has now released an animated image of the cover of the book. Diddly-dum, diddly-dum, woo-woo! Quite excited to reveal the cover of my first Dr...

Doctor Who: Dr. Thirteenth coming November 6

A book by Adam Hargreaves, son of Roger Hargreaves, featuring an all-new Thirteenth Doctor will be released by Penguin Books on November 6. Dr Twelfth has regenerated into Dr Thirteenth! Coming soon…https://t.co/TMY368cghH #DoctorWho @MrMenOfficial pic.twitter.com/3O5R9im3jA — PuffinBooks (@PuffinBooks) September 4, 2018 “The Doctor, Graham, and Ryan try and come up with a fabulous surprise for...

Order of Darkness: Dark Tracks by Philippa Gregory review

Coming to the acclaimed Order Of Darkness series had me a little nervous, particularly off the back of the acclaim that it’s received so far. Book four, Dark Tracks, is available now, and what’s more, it’s a story that works if you’re new to the series or not. It can stand alone in its own right without alienating...

Big Finish’s latest ‘Doctor Who’ audio stories reviewed: April 2017 round-up

While the Twelfth Doctor has returned to our television screens with a new season, his predecessors remain busy on audio all year long. April was no exception, bringing outings for his Fourth, Fifth and Tenth incarnations. The Fifth Doctor and Nyssa star in a pair of two-part stories, ‘Alien Heart’ and ‘Dalek Soul’ which form...

Big Finish’s latest ‘Doctor Who’ audio stories reviewed: March 2017 round-up

March brought a host of new Doctor Who releases from audio producers Big Finish, with the headline event being the climatic ending to Paul McGann’s epic ‘Doom Coalition’ storyline, a saga which has played out over four box sets. In the regular monthly ranges, the Fifth Doctor trilogy closed with the curious ‘Zaltys’, while Tom...

Big Finish’s latest ‘Doctor Who’ audio stories reviewed: February 2017 round-up

February brought the Fifth Doctor, travelling with Adric, Nyssa and Tegan, back to Earth for an adventure in the world of Victorian gentlemen’s clubs, or more specifically ‘The Contingency Club’. Meanwhile, the Fourth Doctor, Romana and K-9 became embroiled with the Sontarans in ‘The Eternal Battle’, and the Third, Jo Grant and Mike Yates took...

‘Baker’s End 3’ review: Tom Baker and Katy Manning return in ‘Tatty Bogle’

A grim and gruesome festival provides the focus for the latest tall tale of Tom Baker’s retirement. In fact it is a wonder that Susy Goshawk, Tom’s former co-star, is prepared to risk another visit to Baker’s End; since Tom ‘died’ and was resurrected as the self-styled ‘King of Cats’, he has attracted no end...