Torchwood: Sargasso review

“I’m a bloody truck driver from Cardiff, not Indiana Jones,” protests Rhys Williams as the life-or-death pressure mounts in the fourth instalment of Big Finish’s impressive Doctor Who monster themed Torchwood audio specials. Latest story Sargasso turns the spotlight on the plastic animators of the Nestene Consciousness, who have taken to the high seas in … >

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Doctor Who: Ravenous Volume 3 review

Ravenous 3 is the latest eighth Doctor four story boxset in the Ravenous series. It’s worth recapping the more recent eighth Doctor series as there are several currently running. The Ravenous series will be four boxsets of stories for Paul McGann’s Doctor in the company of Liv Chenka (Nicola Walker) and Helen Sinclair (Hattie Morahan). … >

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Doctor Who Short Trips: The Same Face review

June brought a third Doctor Short Trips story: The Same Face, performed by Katy Manning, written by Julian Richards. With some reservations, it’s another solid release and any opportunity to hear more Jo Grant is always welcome. A lot is suggested by the product page: on the planet Samael, Felicity Morgan keeps being assassinated. And … >

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Doctor Who Main Range 252: An Alien Werewolf In London review

Through this recent trilogy of monthly adventures, the Seventh Doctor has reconnected with Mags, the werewolf character first seen in Season 25’s The Greatest Show In The Galaxy. The pair have survived both The Monsters Of Gokroth and Mags’ own ancestors living under The Moons Of Vulpana, but for the final tale they are in … >

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The Paternoster Gang: Heritage 1 review

With three entertaining stories, Big Finish launches another Doctor Who spin-off range, and this time it’s Catrin Stewart, Neve McIntosh and Dan Starkey in The Paternoster Gang: Heritage 1. Fans have long hoped this trio (Jenny Flint, Mme Vastra the Silurian and Strax the Sontaran) would make it to audio, and their arrival in their … >

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Big Finish: The Tenth Doctor Adventures Volume 3 review

The latest volume of Tenth Doctor adventures from Big Finish return David Tennant to 2008, paring him again with Catherine Tate’s indomitable Donna Noble. This time it is a family affair too, as the first story also stars Donna’s acidic mother Sylvia, as well as her beloved Gramps Wilfrid Mott too. No Place First up … >

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Doctor Who Short Trips: Under Odin’s Eye review

Under Odin’s Eye brings another sixth Doctor and Peri story to the Short Trips range. Performed by Nicola Bryant (absent from these shores for a while), it tells of dark happenings at the local ODIN megastore. Set on an alien world with a fascination for twenty-first century Earth’s Scandinavian aesthetic, is all well at the … >

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Thirteenth Doctor book released in December ahead of Series 12 in 2020

To celebrate the return of Doctor Who in early 2020, BBC Books will publish a unique collection of name-dropping historical adventures inspired by Jodie Whittaker’s first series as the Doctor.   Doctor Who: Star Tales will be released on December 5, 2019. This could mean that Doctor Who Series 12 will premiere soon after the … >

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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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