UNIT Series 8: Incursions review

First appearing in 2013’s The Power Of Three, the modern incarnation of UNIT enjoyed a smattering of appearances onscreen with both the Eleventh and Twelfth Doctors, dealing with Zygons, Missy and her Cyber-minions. On audio they have been rather more prolific, notching up eight boxsets of adventures which have featured a mix of old enemies … >

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Doctor Who Scientific Advisor: behind the scenes on Series 11

Dr. Niall Doran, who received a credit as Scientific Advisor of the Doctor Who Series 11 episode Arachnids in the UK, has some interesting insight into the challenges Chris Chibnall and other Doctor Who showrunners face. These challenges may be part of the reason Series 12 of Doctor Who will not air until very early … >

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UNIT Revisitations review

As the title of this latest (seventh) UNIT boxset from Big Finish suggests, this collection of stories is about things we’ve met before. What this set does is take that idea and put it in the hands of some different writers from the bulk of Big Finish’s recent new-Who releases. How did they do? First … >

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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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UNIT Encounters review

After the high-octane widescreen epic that was the previous set UNIT: Extinction, it’s a change of pace for UNIT: Encounters. We have four stories exploring various facets of the UNIT world, with some good exploration of both Kate Stewart (Jemma Redgrave) and Osgood (Ingrid Oliver). While there’s no big enemy looming large, there is something … >

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