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: Third Doctor Adventures Volume 5 review

This fifth set of third Doctor adventures delivers two milestones and both in the first story. Alongside Kay Manning’s Jo Grant and Tim Treloar’s Doctor, we now have a recast Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart (Jon Culshaw) and Liz Shaw (Daisy Ashford, daughter of Caroline John who played the part originally). It’s also two intriguing two-disc stories. Writer … >

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Torchwood: The Green Life review

This much-anticipated second release in the new series of Doctor Who monster-themed Torchwood audios returns to the setting of the classic 1973 Jon Pertwee story The Green Death: “the one with the giant maggots” as it is ubiquitously referred to in pop culture. For the majority of the story this is a double-act, as Torchwood’s … >

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Doctor Who Main Range 245: Muse Of Fire review

The first of two December releases for the Big Finish Doctor Who main monthly range brings the TARDIS to Paris in 1922. Travelling with Ace and Hex, the Seventh Doctor is keen to meet some of the creative greats of the age, but instead finds himself at odds with his old sparring partner and fellow … >

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The Four Doctors: Doctor Who actors to attend National Space Centre event

The National Space Centre in Leicester will host a weekend event, The Science of the Time Lords on January 26 and 27. Visitors can meet four actors who played the Doctor in Doctor Who on January 26; fifth doctor Peter Davison, sixth doctor Colin Baker, seventh doctor Sylvester McCoy and eighth doctor Paul McGann. Companion actresses Janet Fielding … >

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Doctor Who, Resolution: showrunner calls New Year’s special “the end of series special”

Earlier this month, CultBox posted an article which asked the question “Is the Doctor Who New Year’s special, ‘Resolution’ the de facto Series 11 finale?” At the Resolution screening at BFI Southbank on December 18, showrunner Chris Chibnall made a statement which seems to support this concept. The BBC released a teaser which leaves no doubt … >

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Doctor Who, Resolution: new photos released

A new set of production stills from the Doctor Who New Year’s special, Resolution were released by the BBC. I will provide some plot and cast information to go with them. Ryan Sinclair meets his father, Aaron in a Sheffield cafe. Ryan’s body language is not receptive. Love interests Mitch (Nikesh Patel) and Lin (Charlotte Ritchie). … >

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Doctor Who, Resolution: screening at BFI Southbank

A screening of the Doctor Who New Year’s special, Resolution was held for the press and special guests at BFI Southbank in London, Tuesday evening, December 18. BBC Director-General Tony Hall and Doctor Who showrunner Chris Chibnall both introduced the special prior to the screening. Doctor Who show runner Chris Chibnall now takes to the … >

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