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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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Who Travels With The Doctor? edited by Gillian I. Leitch and Sherry Ginn (book review).

August 19, 2016 | By | Reply More
Who Travels With The Doctor? edited by Gillian I. Leitch and Sherry Ginn (book review).

Looks like Doctor Who companions are the flavour of the year. ‘Who Travels With The Doctor?’ is an international (USA and UK) eight author examination of a sampling of the various people who have travelled with a certain Time Lord. Co-editor Gillian I. Leitch gives a resume of them all in the first piece and […]

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Doctor Who: The Official Cookbook by Joanna Farrow (book review)

August 11, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
Doctor Who: The Official Cookbook by Joanna Farrow  (book review)

‘Doctor Who The Official Cookbook’ was just what I needed in the middle of a heatwave. This book involves some practical involvement in a nice steamy kitchen. For your benefit, I have sampled the book and tried to reproduce some of the least and most technical recipes. I’ve included pictures here which you can compare […]

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The Scientific Secrets Of Doctor Who by Simon Guerruer and Dr. Marek Kukula (book review)

July 21, 2016 | By | Reply More
The Scientific Secrets Of Doctor Who by Simon Guerruer and Dr. Marek Kukula  (book review)

Talk about edging your bets. ‘The Scientific Secrets Of Doctor Who’ by Simon Guerruer and Dr. Marek Kukula cross-matches real science with a certain Time Lord’s TV series, all 813 episodes up to February 2015 and then includes 15 new short stories from various authors, interspersed between the chapters in case readers get bored with […]

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Matt Lucas back for Doctor Who series 10.

June 14, 2016 | By | Reply More
Matt Lucas back for Doctor Who series 10.

Following his appearance in The Husbands Of River Song, Matt Lucas returns to Doctor Who from the opening episode of series 10, which starts filming next week in Cardiff … Monday 20th June 2016. Stephanie Hyam will also play a guest cast role in the new series – best known for her performance as Lily […]

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Rose (The Black Archive) by Jon Arnold (book review).

May 27, 2016 | By | Reply More
Rose (The Black Archive) by Jon Arnold (book review).

‘Rose’ the opening episode of the 2005 relaunch of ‘Doctor Who’ is a remarkable piece of television. That it even exists is a testament to the hard work, dedication and downright faith that a once-dead TV show could be brought back to life successfully. It is in examining the ‘what’ and ‘why’ of ‘Rose’ that […]

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Doctor Who: In The Blood by Jenny T. Colgan (book review).

May 12, 2016 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: In The Blood by Jenny T. Colgan (book review).

‘Doctor Who: In The Blood’ is Jenny T. Colgan’s new ‘Doctor Who’ novel featuring the Tenth Doctor with fan favourite Donna Noble as companion. Something wicked is coming over the Internet. If you’ve ever got angry over something, sent an email you regret or made a comment on social media that brings out the trolls […]

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Doctor Who: The Sixth Doctor – The Last Adventure (CD review).

May 7, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
Doctor Who: The Sixth Doctor – The Last Adventure (CD review).

This is it then, the final story for Sixie. ‘Doctor Who: The Sixth Doctor – The Last Adventure’ is a four-hour extravaganza that sees out the Sixth Doctor in appropriate style. Four companions and four hours of tall tales is a good way to signal the retirement of Number 6 (not that one). It’s not […]

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