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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Doctor Who: The First Doctor Adventures Volume 2 review

Back as the first Doctor, Susan, Barbara and Ian are David Bradley (now also the first Doctor on TV, courtesy of last year’s Christmas special Twice Upon A Time), Claudia Grant, Jemma Powell and Jamie Glover. Now on their second boxset, they no longer sound strange to the ear, and the set overall feels more polished … >

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Doctor Who: The First Doctor Adventures Volume 1 review

Big Finish has a first-class reputation as a purveyor of high-quality audio drama, recreating classic shows and in the case of Doctor Who finding new opportunities for actors to return to roles fans love. The need to match the feel and sound of the originals has meant very little recasting over the years, and only … >

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Doctor Who ‘Twice Upon a Time’ review

A two thousand-and-something year old man said it last Christmas, and it feels even more apt now: ‘Everything ends, and it’s always sad. But everything begins again too, and that’s always happy.’ And that’s what we have right here. An ending and a new beginning. Sad and happy all at once. Very Moffat. The mourning of … >

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Doctor Who Christmas special: Steven Moffat teases the episode

This Friday, as part of the BBC’s Children In Need telethon, we’re getting the now-traditional preview of the Doctor Who Christmas special. Twice Upon A Time will, of course, star Peter Capaldi and David Bradley as different iterations of the Doctor, with Jodie Whittaker appearing at the end of the episode too. Twice Upon A … >

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Doctor Who: David Bradley keen for more adventures

David Bradley has a starring role on Christmas Day in the eagerly-awaited Doctor Who Christmas special, Twice Upon A Time. He’s playing, of course, his take on the William Hartnell’s first Doctor, having played Hartnell himself in the Who docu-drama, An Adventure In Space And Time. Bradley was at London Comic Con over the weekend, … >

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New hints about the Doctor Who Christmas special

Filming is now complete on the Doctor Who Christmas special, Twice Upon A Time, that sees Peter Capaldi share the screen with David Bradley as the first Doctor. All before the regeneration into Jodie Whittaker at the end. David Bradley was a guest at the London Film & Comic Con over the weekend, and he’s … >

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