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Missy Series 2 audio review

‘Missy Series 2’ continues the adventures of the Doctor’s best enemy, in her unforgettable “Scary Poppins” incarnation, as played by Michelle Gomez. Her first audio series brought adventures in Earth’s history and a brush with the Meddling Monk. This second outing builds on that, with two earthbound tales and two at large in the universe. … >

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Subterfuge – Doctor Who Monthly Adventures 262 audio review

Subterfuge concludes the latest trilogy of Doctor Who Monthly Adventures from Big Finish. Each story has brought back allies and set familiar foes against the Seventh Doctor. Dark Universe saw him teamed with an older Ace and battling The Eleven, while The Psychic Circus involved The Master. Similarly, Subterfuge sees the Meddling Monk interfering in … >

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Missy Series 1 review

Exclusively available from the Big Finish website until the end of April, Missy Series 1 delivers exactly what it says on the cover: Michelle Gomez as that most diabolical of Time Lords, Missy, in what must surely be the first set of many. Across four CD-length stories, Missy is able to do her worst, unchallenged … >

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Everything we know so far about ‘Doctor Who’ Season 9

Doctor Who will return for a new season this autumn. This news summary will be updated regularly as more details are revealed, with the latest updates at the top of each section. Rumours and unconfirmed reports will be marked with a *. > Buy Season 9 on DVD on Amazon. > Buy Season 9 on … >

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‘Doctor Who’ Season 9 Episode 6 review: ‘The Woman Who Lived’

‘We all change…’ said The Doctor once upon a regeneration, ‘We’re all different people, all through our lives. And that’s okay…so long as you remember all the people that you used to be.’ Sound advice. Shame Ashildr’s forgotten who she was. Now she thinks she’s The Shadow from Blackadder. Hide your (clockwork) squirrel, Doctor! But … >

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‘Doctor Who’ spoiler-free review: ‘The Woman Who Lived’

‘The Woman Who Lived’ is an unlikely episode of Doctor Who for at least three reasons. Firstly, it is written by a woman – something which shouldn’t be an oddity, but sadly is. Secondly, in taking us to Stuart England, in 1651, it explores unusual historical territory for a series which is typically content to … >

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Another ‘Game of Thrones’ star joins ‘Doctor Who’ Season 9

Game of Thrones actress Maisie Williams has been officially confirmed as a guest star in the new season of Doctor Who. It was revealed earlier this year that Paul Kaye, who plays Thoros of Myr in Game of Thrones, will appear in a two-parter written by Being Human creator Toby Whithouse. > Take a look … >

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‘Cucumber’ Episode 8 review

And so we come to the final episode of Cucumber: the one which, following the events of Episode 7, didn’t seem strictly necessary. Was it worth it? No, but we’ll come to that later. Before that, there is the matter of Henry’s attempts at social engineering, and the fact that – having clearly read too … >

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‘Cucumber’ episode guide

Queer as Folk writer Russell T Davies returns to Channel 4 with Cucumber, a new drama series exploring the passions and pitfalls of 21st century gay life. > Order Cucumber on DVD on Amazon. Cucumber follows 46 year old Henry, played by Vincent Franklin (The Thick of It, Twenty Twelve) and his long-suffering boyfriend Lance, … >

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