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Class: What She Does Next Will Astound You by James Goss (book review)

February 17, 2017 | By | Reply More
Class: What She Does Next Will Astound You by James Goss  (book review)

Playing with us and using memorable click bait headlines as titles, James Goss has a ball in ‘Class: What She Does Next Will Astound You’ as he asks us what we will do to stop Skandis? Ram is concerned when everyone around him seems keen to do an ice bucket challenge, the whole football team […]

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Doctor Who: The Pirate Planet by James Goss (book review)

January 16, 2017 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: The Pirate Planet by James Goss   (book review)

Author James Goss announces in the introduction that this version of the Doctor Who story, ‘The Pirate Planet’ is based on Douglas Adams’ early drafts not what you saw on the screen. Starting to reading, the plot is pretty much the same, it’s the embellishments that are more rooted in period and you would have […]

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Doctor Who: Evening’s Empire by Andrew Cartmel, Marc Platt, Dan Abnett and Scott Gray (graphic novel review)

January 10, 2017 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: Evening’s Empire by Andrew Cartmel, Marc Platt, Dan Abnett and Scott Gray  (graphic novel review)

‘The Cartmel Masterplan’ has always been one of the most intriguing ‘What If’s’ in the storied history of ‘Doctor Who’. As script editor of the show in the final three seasons of its original run, Andrew Cartmel brought a more nuanced approach to Sylvester McCoy as the Seventh Doctor. Hinting that he was more than […]

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Doctor Who: The Return Of Doctor Mysterio by Steven Moffat

December 25, 2016 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: The Return Of Doctor Mysterio by Steven Moffat

WARNING: IF YOU HAVEN’T SEEN THE 2016 YULETIDE SPECIAL, HERE THERE BE SPOILERS!!! From an exciting 8 minute opening before the credits, things tended to shift down a gear with far too much going on, even for an hour long show. Aliens taking over a major American company by replacing particular brains. An adult with […]

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Doctor Who: The Return Of Doctor Mysterio (another trailer).

December 10, 2016 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: The Return Of Doctor Mysterio (another trailer).

Doctor Who: The Return Of Doctor Mysterio is the 2016 Xmas special that will be shown on BBC One on 25th December (it’s the twelfth Christmas special since the show’s revival in 2005), written by Steven Moffat and directed by Ed Bazalgette. The episode stars Peter Capaldi as the Doctor and Matt Lucas as Nardole, […]

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Doctor Who Xmas special 2017 sneak peek.

November 20, 2016 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who Xmas special 2017 sneak peek.

Here’s a sneak peek at what’s coming our way in terms of the Doctor Who Xmas special 2017 – looks like Doctor Who meets the Marvel Universe!

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Class: Joyride by Guy Adams (book review).

November 18, 2016 | By | Reply More
Class: Joyride by Guy Adams (book review).

An original novel based on the BBC3 series ‘Class’ created by Patrick Ness, ‘Joyride’ is something a little bit new and its rather good. Having already managed to catch some of the new episodes of ‘Class’, I am already engrossed, so a chance to get to know the characters a little more is perfect. Coal […]

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Doctor Who: The Whoniverse by George Mann and Justin Richards (book review).

October 27, 2016 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: The Whoniverse by George Mann and Justin Richards (book review).

There will be a couple things that will strike you when first opening ‘Doctor Who: The Whoniverse’ by George Mann and Justin Richards. First, there are no photographs. All illustrations are paintings by Alex Fort, Richard Hardy, Chris J. Lees and Shaun Williams. When you consider this takes up a large percentage of the book, […]

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Doctor Who: Who Graphica by Simon Guerrier, Steve O’Brien and Ben Morris (book review).

September 22, 2016 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: Who Graphica by Simon Guerrier, Steve O’Brien and Ben Morris (book review).

There are the occasional books I look at and wonder who they are targeted at. As my fellow reviewer, John Rivers, pointed out, there is usually a batch of ‘Doctor Who’ books put out to cash in on the yuletide market this time of year. Thinking about that, he’s probably right although I’ve also seen […]

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Time Of The Doctor: The Unoffical And Unauthorised Guide To Doctor Who: 2012 & 2013 by Stephen James Walker (book review).

August 30, 2016 | By | Reply More
Time Of The Doctor: The Unoffical And Unauthorised Guide To Doctor Who: 2012 & 2013 by Stephen James Walker (book review).

As author Stephen James Walker points out in the introduction to the long-titled ‘Time Of The Doctor: The Unofficial And Unauthorised Guide To Doctor Who: 2012 & 2013’, the modern series 7 was split across two years. As showrunner Steven Moffat points out, he didn’t want ‘Doctor Who’ become an expected occasion at a particular […]

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