Doctor Who Main Range 254: Emissary of the Daleks review

After creating a well-received encounter for the 1980s era Cybermen last year, writer Andrew Smith again returns to the Monthly Adventures – this time pitting the Sixth Doctor against the Daleks. Arriving on a remote planet, principally to satisfy the Doctor’s curiosity regarding such an isolated society, he and Peri find a world under occupation. … >

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Doctor Who: The Legacy of Time review

Big Finish have been creating Doctor Who audio adventures for twenty years. During that time, they have worked with multiple Doctors, most of the companions and a whole host of popular characters and villains from the television series, as well as creating a universe of their own. As is traditional, this milestone is being celebrated … >

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Doctor Who, Mission to the Unknown: remake by UCLAN students with Peter Purves, Edward de Souza and Nicholas Briggs

University of Central Lancashire students are participating in a complete live action remake of the missing Doctor Who episode Mission to the Unknown. The painstaking three-day shoot began at 8:30 a.m. on February 20, complete with sets, costumes and Dalek voice actor Nicholas Briggs. Peter Purves and Edward de Souza were present for the start of … >

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Callan Volume One review

Running on ITV for four series between 1967 and 1972, as well as spawning both a movie and an 80’s TV special, Callan was a hard-hitting spy drama which followed its hero, played by Edward Woodward, in his missions for The Section – a covert government department handling enemies of the state by the most … >

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UNIT Cyber Reality boxset review

Six box sets in, and with Autons, Silurians and Sea Devils, The Silence, Daleks and Sontarans already faced, it was inevitable that Kate Stewart’s UNIT team would tackle the Cybermen at some point. Of course, they did so onscreen in Dark Water/Death In Heaven, but these stories are set earlier. Picking up on the story … >

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‘Doctor Who’ spin-off ‘The War Doctor’ Volume 2 review: ‘Infernal Devices’

With barely time to catch our breath since December’s epic ‘Only the Monstrous’, this second box set presents three further adventures for John Hurt’s missing incarnation of our favourite Time Lord. Surrounded by terrific, thumping version of the theme, these stories ostensibly deal with attempts to employ super-weapons in the struggle against the Daleks. In … >

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Who are the new ‘Doctor Who’ writers that will ‘make your brain explode’?

With 2015’s Christmas special done and dusted, the rumour wheel can start turning in earnest on the next season of Doctor Who. Confirmed to be continuing in his showrunner role, Steven Moffat has been teasing Season 10’s writing line-up with a promise of excitement, revealing: “…we’ve had meetings today with two writers who’ve never written … >

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