Category Archives: Doctor Who

The Empty Planet

After the tour de force that was Death of the Doctor, I was not ready to get back to average episodes, but Gareth Roberts must have planned for that contingency by giving us a classic idea with a Doctor Who twist.  … Continue reading

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Unusual Doctor Who Photo #4

Many fans of classic Doctor Who will have seen the photos of John Scott Martin sat inside a Dalek from the first Dalek story, but what about other monster actors taking a break from filming?  From the same, first series … Continue reading

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The Ascended Astrid

Companion Tropes Extra 8 Doctor Who tends to shy away from religion. It’s probably a subject that’s a bit too emotionally charged on a personal level for a family series, and whatever it did would upset somebody. But that’s not … Continue reading

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The Rapture

Feel the music in your soul, says the CD case for Sylvester McCoy’s next adventure.  Issue 36 of Big Finish’s main range of Doctor Who sees … or rather, hears… the 7th Doctor and Ace on the island of Ibiza … Continue reading

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From the Archives: Bad Wolf 2008

Mike’s excellent convention report this week has inspired me to take a look at some of my own archived convention reports, so I have dug out the following from July 2008, included here now as a historical curiosity. The first … Continue reading

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An Unearthly Convention

We interrupt our regularly scheduled review of The Sarah Jane Adventures, for a Thanksgiving Day special convention report… On Saturday, November 23rd, in celebration of the 56th year of Doctor Who, I took a 100 miles drive to Holtsville, NY where … Continue reading

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Unusual Doctor Who Photo #3

If you’re a fan of classic Doctor Who then you will probably have seen publicity shots of Susan being menaced by the Voord, but you might not have seen this one: As poses go, that doesn’t quite hit the right … Continue reading

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