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Jodie Whittaker to host CBeebies Bedtime Stories

Doctor Who star Jodie Whittaker will read the story of an intrepid girl on CBeebies Bedtime Stories. Whittaker will read Ada Twist, Scientist – the third in a series of books written by Andrea Beaty and illustrated by David Roberts. Beaty considers Whittaker’s narration of her book, “the best of all things!” WHAT? WHAT? WHAT?...

Doctor Who: Scratchman, a novel by Tom Baker

Scratchman, the novelization of a script for a Doctor Who story intended for the big screen is available for preorder for delivery on January 24, 2019. The novelisation was written by Tom Baker, an actor best known for his role as the fourth Doctor in Doctor Who from 1974-1981. Tom Baker describes his experience of writing...

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...