Karen Gillan writes and directs with confidence

In an extensive interview in the January 2020 issue of Film Stories magazine, Karen Gillan described her confident approach to writing and directing her first feature film, The Party’s Just Beginning, starring Gillan as a troubled young woman from her hometown, Inverness. “I was always coming up with ideas, yeah. Dreaming up stories and characters. … >

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Doctor Who Season 23 Blu-ray announced

Doctor Who Season 23, the next instalment in The Collection Blu-ray range featuring the sixth Doctor, will be available on September 23.   The season (The Trial of a Time Lord) includes the following stories from 1986: The Mysterious Planet Mindwarp Terror of the Vervoids The Ultimate Foe   A specially shot announcement trailer, written … >

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Doctor Who missing adventure ‘The Faceless Ones’ to be animated in 2020

The Faceless Ones, the mostly-missing eighth serial from Season Four of Doctor Who, is the next story to have the missing episodes animated. With surviving audio and clips, animators have recreated the run which starred Patrick Troughton as the second Doctor, and portraying the companions, Michael Craze as Ben Jackson, Anneke Wills as Polly Wright … >

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Doctor Who lost episode The Macra Terror: animation coming soon

Four 25-minute missing episodes of the Doctor Who serial The Macra Terror, which were originally part of the mostly-lost fourth season, have been animated for the first time and will be released on DVD, blu-ray, special edition steelbook and digital download March 18, 2019. The original broadcast, starring Patrick Troughton, Anneke Wills, Michael Craze and Frazer Hines, … >

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Doctor Who: Tom Baker Season 18 Blu-ray

Tom Baker’s seventh and final series will be released on 25th February as Doctor Who – The Collection: Season 18. This entertaining promotional video, narrated by Tom Baker, is well worth a watch. Tom Baker’s final year saw the programme undergo radical changes in front of the cameras and behind the scenes. Producer John Nathan-Turner … >

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Torchwood 19 – The Death Of Captain Jack review

After a six month break, which saw the launch of the Torchwood: Aliens Among Us series, a new run of monthly Torchwood releases from Big Finish began with the return of an old adversary. Before Captain Jack Harkness became Torchwood’s brooding immortal hero, we saw him as Doctor Who’s reformed temporal con man. Earlier than that, … >

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The Omega Factor series 3 review

In this third set of four stories for the Omega Factor range, Big Finish continues the menace from the second set, while allowing the central characters Dr Anne Reynolds (Louise Jameson) and Adam Dean (John Dorney) time to take their own stories forward. The listener is in the position of knowing a lot more about … >

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