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Doctor Who Early Adventures: The Crash Of The UK-201

Big Finish ended their 2018 run of excellent stories in the Doctor Who Early Adventures range with another strong story, Jonathan Morris’s The Crash Of The UK-201. It’s another First Doctor story, with Peter Purves acting as narrator, Steven Taylor and the Doctor. The main focus, though, is Maureen O’Brien as Vicki, who suddenly wakes...

Blake’s 7: Uprising review

Once he and his ill-assorted crew had seized control of the Liberator, Roj Blake became preoccupied (some might say obsessed) by the goal of becoming a catalyst for a popular rebellion against The Federation. Time and again Blake and his band of rebels attempted to inspire the oppressed to revolt, sabotaged Federation operations, sought out...

Audio review: The SofT Annual 2019

Released just before Christmas, The SofT Annual 2019 is the first release from Sounds of Thunder, a new company with a veritable host of Doctor Who connections who have plans to publish a range of science fiction, horror and comedy audios. This release is made up of a series of short tales, mostly festively themed,...

Doctor Who Main Range 245: Muse Of Fire review

The first of two December releases for the Big Finish Doctor Who main monthly range brings the TARDIS to Paris in 1922. Travelling with Ace and Hex, the Seventh Doctor is keen to meet some of the creative greats of the age, but instead finds himself at odds with his old sparring partner and fellow...

Doctor Who: The Seventh Doctor New Adventures Volume 1 review

Set in the latter period of the Virgin New Adventures novels, Doctor Who’s prose home in the wilderness years of the early 1990s, the latest boxset of Seventh Doctor Adventures stars companions Roz Forrester and Chris Cwej – futuristic former law enforcement officers who made their audio debut in the adaptations of their prose adventures...

Doctor Who Series 11: most memorable scenes

At least one scene from all ten episodes of Doctor Who Series 11, plus the New Year’s special, Resolution is included in this list. Every episode of Doctor Who ever made has its moments.   The Crane Stunt, The Woman Who Fell to Earth What’s a series premiere without spectacular stunt for the Doctor? Jodie Whittaker...

The Four Doctors: Doctor Who actors to attend National Space Centre event

The National Space Centre in Leicester will host a weekend event, The Science of the Time Lords on January 26 and 27. Visitors can meet four actors who played the Doctor in Doctor Who on January 26; fifth doctor Peter Davison, sixth doctor Colin Baker, seventh doctor Sylvester McCoy and eighth doctor Paul McGann. Companion actresses Janet Fielding...

Doctor Who Series 11: most compelling performances

Jodie Whittaker From the moment she literally crashed onto the scene in The Woman Who Fell to Earth, Jodie Whittaker hit the ground running and hasn’t stopped. Whittaker’s thirteenth Doctor embodies all the energy, cleverness and heroism of the Doctor. I’d like to see her face more challenging villains and monsters but there’s no doubt ‒...