The Responder

The Responder — BBC releases first look images of Martin Freeman

The first image from original new BBC drama The Responder, written by ex-police officer Tony Schumacher and made by Dancing Ledge Productions (The Salisbury Poisonings), has been released The image shows Martin Freeman (The Hobbit; Sherlock; Breeders; Fargo) in character as Chris, a crisis-stricken, morally compromised, unconventional urgent response officer tackling a series of night shifts … >

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First Doctor Adventures volume 05

The First Doctor Adventures Volume 05 — Doctor Who audio drama review

With The First Doctor Adventures Volume 05, Big Finish continues to demonstrate the strengths (and weaknesses) of its recast first Doctor series The recast team of David Bradley (the Doctor), Claudia Grant (Susan), Julian Glover (Ian) and Jemma Powell (Barbara) get involved in two more two-disc adventures, doing their best to recreate the feel of the … >

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Doctor Who: Time Fracture to include all Doctors

Six original Doctor actors have recorded cameos for the upcoming immersive theatre experience Doctor Who: Time Fracture. Jodie Whittaker, Tom Baker, Peter Davison, Colin Baker, Sylvester McCoy and Jo Martin will all feature in pre-recorded cameos for the production. David Bradley will cameo as the first Doctor. Michael Troughton will voice his father Patrick Troughton’s … >

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Doctor Who, Time Fracture: John Barrowman and David Bradley cameos added

John Barrowman and David Bradley have filmed cameo performances to reprise their roles as Captain Jack Harkness and the first Doctor (first played by William Hartnell) for the immersive Doctor Who theatre adventure Time Fracture. Their performances were captured at Kennington Film Studios in London earlier this year. John Barrowman said: “I wanted to get … >

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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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David Bradley and Doctor Who voice impressionists gather for ‘Doctors Assemble’

Doctor Who Magazine writer Emily Cook, who has been organizing many Doctor Who watch-alongs during the COVID-19 pandemic isolation period, has organized something special for May 23. Details are scant but Doctors Assemble is a project which will be launched in conjunction with a live-tweeted watch-along of the Doctor Who biopic An Adventure in Space … >

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The First Doctor Adventures Volume 04 audio review

Big Finish released Doctor Who: The First Doctor Adventures Volume 04 in March 2020. Like previous volumes (such as volume 03) it’s two stories over four discs, mimicking the original four short episode stories we often had in the 1960s and 1970s. This range brings us a reimagined and entirely recast TARDIS team. The Doctor and Susan … >

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The First Doctor Adventures Volume 03 review

The latest four-disc boxset for the recast Big Finish first Doctor team provides two stories for our enjoyment: one a pure historical, the other a rather different beast altogether. The first story is Marc Platt’s The Phoenicians, a sumptuous tale of royalty, history, legend and desperate measures. David Bradley’s Doctor has all the style, charm … >

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