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: The Eighth Doctor Adventures – Ravenous 2 review

While July brought us Paul McGann’s dashing Eighth Doctor again railing against the inevitability of The Time War, this month’s release returns us to his earlier adventures; travelling with companions Liv Chenka (Nicola Walker) and Helen Sinclair (Hattie Morahan), the trio finally encounter the terrifying Ravenous! Like Doom Coalition before it, Ravenous is a story … >

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Doctor Who: Ravenous 1 review

The Eighth Doctor (Paul McGann) is back, and all you need to know is the action continues from the finale of the previous set of four boxsets, Doom Coalition. At the end of that series, the Doctor and companion Liv Chenka (Nicola Walker) were about to set out on a quest for missing (possibly dead) … >

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Doctor Who: The Eighth Doctor: The Time War Volume 1 boxset review

When Doctor Who returned to television, the “Time War” was a masterstroke; side-stepping years of continuity, it allowed new viewers to learn about the Doctor’s past alongside his die-hard fans. Through a drip feed of titbits, passing references and old enemies in subsequent years, this backstory built inexorably towards Gallifrey’s climatic return in time for … >

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Doctor Who Short Trips 8.10 review: All Hands On Deck

Hot on the heels of September’s release, All Hands On Deck is another tale set at the eve of the Time War, featuring the Eighth Doctor as he seeks to ensure one of his companion’s safety. While A Heart On Both Sides featured the Doctor incognito, the former TARDIS traveller he visits in this story is … >

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Classic Doctors New Monsters Big Finish

Doctor Who: Classic Doctors, New Monsters Volume 2 review

In their second set of stories blending so-called classic Doctors with new series monsters, Big Finish has mixed things up to an extent. There are still four stories, but a slight change to the set of Doctors, and one monster appearing twice. First up John Dorney brings us Night of the Vashta Nerada, bringing the … >

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5 reasons why Paul McGann’s Doctor should be your favourite

As a life-long Doctor Who fan, the hardest and most annoying question to answer is, “Who’s your favourite Doctor?” Here Liam South provides five reasons why the Eighth Doctor should be your answer…   McGann’s tenure as the Doctor may have been brief on television, but his Big Finish work is truly astounding.   In the … >

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‘Doctor Who’ star joins ‘Holby City’ as new surgeon

BBC One has announced today that Paul McGann is joining the cast of Holby City. The Doctor Who star will play Professor John Gaskell, “a surgical star with irrepressible charm”, in the long-running medical drama series. McGann will begin filming in August and will appear on screen from December. The actor commented: “I’m really excited to be … >

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‘Doctor Who’ writer Moffat on possibility of McGann/Capaldi multi-Doctor story

Doctor Who showrunner Steven Moffat has responded to fan’s query requesting a multi-Doctor story featuring Paul McGann’s Eighth Doctor. McGann made his debut as the Time Lord twenty years ago in 1996’s ‘TV Movie’ and reprised the role in 2013’s minisode ‘The Night of the Doctor’, written by Moffat. Buy ‘The TV Movie’ on DVD on Amazon here. … >

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