Doctor Who stars lend their talents to audio story for NHS

A wide variety of actors from Doctor Who and its spin-off Class, along with Doctor voice impressionists, narrated Time and Doctors, a short unofficial, non-canonical Doctor Who ‘storybook’ audio story – about time, chaos and all those who go by the title of doctor. Recorded during lockdown, the confirmed contributors are: Colin Baker, David Bradley, … >

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Doctor Who content wins two Royal Television Society Awards

Two Doctor Who-related productions were nominated for the 2020 Royal Television Society West of England Awards and both won in their categories. The The Doctor Who Cookbook – Revisited by Moon Balloon Productions won for Factual Entertainment and Features. The video cookbook was included in the special features for Doctor Who The Collection Season 23 Blu-ray. … >

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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: The Quantum Possibility Engine review

Writer Guy Adams like setting the Doctor a challenge or three, and his latest Big Finish main range title, The Quantum Possibility Engine, is no exception. Sylvester McCoy’s seventh Doctor has his work cut out when Melanie Bush (Bonnie Langford) steals the TARDIS and leave both him and Ace (Sophie Aldred) prisoners. Meanwhile Solar System … >

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Doctor Who: The Dispossessed review

September 2018’s Big Finish Doctor Who main range release is The Dispossessed. Written by Mark Morris, it’s a gripping seventh Doctor (Sylvester McCoy) tale, with both Mel (Bonnie Langford) and Ace (Sophie Aldred) as companions. What makes this particularly enjoyable are both the setting and the characters, all of which feel well-conceived and innovative. It … >

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Doctor Who: Red Planets review

Kicking off a larger than normal tranche of Sylvester McCoy seventh Doctor stories is the main range two-disc release, Una McCormack’s Red Planets. With the Doctor are companions Ace (Sophie Aldred) trapped in 1961 Berlin, and Mel (Bonnie Langford). Mel is with the Doctor in 2017, but something is wrong: welcome to the Kingdom of … >

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25 actors from ‘EastEnders’ who’ve appeared in ‘Doctor Who’

With Doctor Who star Joivan Wade (Rigsy) joining the cast of EastEnders as Jordan Johnson, here we take a look at some of the actors from BBC One’s London-based soap who’ve also popped up in Doctor Who… (And we’re ignoring ‘Dimensions in Time’, sorry!)   Bonnie Langford as Carmel Kazemi and as Mel Bush   … >

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‘Dirty Rotten Scoundrels: The Musical’ review

Having run for some time now, London is now treated to two legends of the West End amongst the cast of the musical based on the Michael Caine/Steve Martin 1988 film, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. Following the plot of the film quite closely, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels: The Musical sees suave conman Lawrence Jameson, played here by … >

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