Audio Review: Doctor Who The Eighth Doctor: Time War Volume 3

As the Time War, the unfathomable temporal conflict between Daleks and Time Lords rumbles on, the Doctor refuses to fight. Instead, he hovers at the edges, trying to save lives. State of Bliss Though planned only for the first boxset, Rakhee Thakrar’s impressive debut ensured Bliss became the Doctor’s Time War companion. Writer Matt Fitton … >

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Star Cops: Mother Earth Part 2 review

The second series of Big Finish’s Star Cops audios takes the threat posed by the Mother Earth terror group into unexpected new directions, as the tendrils of the anti-space colonisation conspiracy introduced in series one are revealed to reach even further than Nathan Spring and his team had suspected. The result is a strong and … >

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Star Cops: Mother Earth Part 1 review

In the summer of 1987, the BBC transmitted a show which fused the genres of science fiction and crime; Star Cops followed Nathan Spring, a traditional copper thrust into space as the head of the nascent International Space Police Force. Devised by Blake’s 7 script editor and Doctor Who scribe Chris Boucher, the show was … >

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Why we hope Rakhee Thakrar is the next ‘Doctor Who’ companion

Doctor Who fans are currently in that exciting, nail-biting time between the previous companion having left and the new one being announced. Right now, there a few actresses (despite the rumour of a male companion, it seems the mould ain’t broke so there’s no need to fix it) linked with filling Jenna Coleman’s place at Peter … >

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‘Page Eight’ review

The dilemma of whether to serve the interests of one’s country, one’s loved ones or one’s superiors lies at the heart of David Hare’s one-off spy thriller.

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