In the first few years of the 21st century, being a Doctor Who Fan had roughly the same amount of street cred as being a Train Spotter or a Crown Green Bowling enthusiast and if anyone ever tells you different, … Continue reading Return of the King: Russell T. Davies
These celebrity Doctor Who novels are interesting. Sure, we all know that they are written with the assistance of an established novelist (in this case Jac Rayner) but you can always feel something of the performer coming through in the … Continue reading ‘Doctor Who – The Ruby’s Curse’ by Alex Kingston: Review
With the latest issue of Doctor Who Magazine focusing on features about the various Doctor Who exhibitions of yesteryear, I thought this might be a good opportunity to reprint this feature from Strange Skins #5 in which our crazed correspondent … Continue reading ‘Fear & Loathing in Lytham St Annes’ by Claire ‘Moth’ Harris (née White)
This feature is a companion piece to not only my reviews of Doctor Who Season 24 and Season 26, but also my earlier feature about the curious little renaissance the series enjoyed in the late ‘80s. In it, I shall … Continue reading Doctor Who Season 27: A Missed Opportunity?
It’s an odd feeling when something that you lived through becomes the stuff of legends. I see essays online, written with great authority by fans that weren’t even born at the time, extolling the virtues of the Season 24 as … Continue reading There’s Many a Slap Twixt the Cup and the Lap: Doctor Who Season 24 Blu-Ray Review
“I stepped from the TARDIS onto a bleak planet; all around the ground was ravaged, no vegetation, banks of chilling fog swirling through the air – why had I been brought here?” Anyone of a certain age will certainly recognise … Continue reading Genesis of the Daleks (Also Available on Cassette)
The Witchfinders arrives in the latest wave of ‘Target Books’ style releases – alongside Dalek, The Crimson Horror and re-releases of The Pirate Planet, Resurrection of the Daleks, Revelation of the Daleks and the TV Movie – and for some … Continue reading ‘Doctor Who – The Witchfinders’ by Joy Wilkinson Review
Patrick Troughton’s first year as the star of Doctor Who is a season of extremes; on the one hand you’ve solid gold classics like Power of the Daleks, The Highlanders and The Moonbase and on the other, you’ve got The … Continue reading Something Fishy This Way Comes: The Underwater Menace Revisited
As beloved as Season 7 of Doctor Who is, there’s no doubting it’s a bit of a mish-mash; unlike the modern series, where a showrunner might be allowed a generous amount of time to work out how they want to … Continue reading You Will Obey Me: Season 8 Blu-Ray Review
With the new video project on indefinite hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic, things were looking pretty grim for TimeBase – but fear not, for exciting news is afoot! The original TimeBase Doctor, Rupert Booth, is returning in audio form … Continue reading Exciting TimeBase News!