Tag: Doctor Who

Doctor Who: Deep Breath by Steven Moffat (TV review).

August 23, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
Doctor Who: Deep Breath by Steven Moffat (TV review).

As with previous years, don’t expect me to go too spoiler, there’s enough other sites doing that, even in the brief hour after the first of Peter Capaldi’s tenure as the next regeneration of the Doctor. This review is more to do with impressions having watched the first extended episode. What is most surprising is […]

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Doctor Who, SF And Football by John Rivers (article).

August 5, 2014 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who, SF And Football by John Rivers (article).

On my Facebook and Twitter timelines, throughout and after the World Cup Final, an interesting thing happened. During half-time of the BBC’s Final coverage, Gary Lineker skilfully negotiated a ‘Doctor Who’ pun with all the finesse he showed in putting three past Poland in the 1986 competition’s group stages and introduced the new ‘Doctor Who’ […]

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Doctor Who . . . season eight trailer.

July 13, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
Doctor Who . . . season eight trailer.

It’s a funny old world when they run the new season 8 Who trailer during the World Cup. Does football and scifi mix? Like oil and water, my friend.

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Doctor Who: (The Fourth Doctor Who Adventures): White Ghosts by Alan Barnes (CD review).

June 23, 2014 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: (The Fourth Doctor Who Adventures): White Ghosts by Alan Barnes (CD review).

Back on the road again. In the second of ‘The Fourth Doctor Who Adventures’ series. the Doctor and Leela are diverted (when are they not?) by a missile to land on a planet meeting the White Ghosts and a team who are living and adapting to perpetual darkness. As they land, the pair are accosted […]

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Doctor Who: The Companion Chronicle The Sleeping City by Ian Potter (CD review).

May 13, 2014 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: The Companion Chronicle The Sleeping City by Ian Potter (CD review).

As Ian Chesterton contemplates his chains, he wonders how much of his story he can tell his captor. He is on Earth and Gerrard, the man who is interviewing him, wants to know everything but, as Ian points out, he’s not sure they can handle the truth. Of course, Ian will reveal it eventually. This […]

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Doctor Who: The Companion Chronicle: Starborn by Jacqueline Rayner (CD review).

May 13, 2014 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: The Companion Chronicle: Starborn by Jacqueline Rayner (CD review).

Vicki was one of the youngest companions ever aboard the TARDIS. In the story, ‘The Rescue’, she is rescued by the kindly Doctor, from a tortuous existence under thrall to a monster, living in on crashed starship. Vicki has embraced the life offered with the substitute parents, Barbara Wright and Ian Chesterton, and grandparent, the […]

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Adventures With The Wife In Space by Neil Perryman (book review).

February 13, 2014 | By | Reply More
Adventures With The Wife In Space by Neil Perryman (book review).

When Neil Perryman suggested to his wife Sue that they watch every episode of ‘Doctor Who’ for his online blog, it showed a man confident in the strength of his marriage, and her patience. What starts as him calling in a favour becomes an epic task, taking in 697 episodes and lasting 30 months, with […]

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Doctor Who: The Time of the Doctor… first big trailer.

December 12, 2013 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: The Time of the Doctor… first big trailer.

The Eleventh Doctor is on his last trip in the TARDIS before a somewhat much older and more sweary Doctor takes the helm. Are you going to join Matt Smith as he battles a wicked array of old enemies during his final, magnificent battle on Christmas Day itself?

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Doctor Who: U.N.I.T. Files DVD boxset (DVD review).

December 9, 2013 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: U.N.I.T. Files DVD boxset (DVD review).

This boxset contains two stories: Invasion Of The Dinosaurs and The Android Invasion. Doctor Who: Invasion Of The Dinosaurs by Malcolm Hulke (region 2 DVD: pub: BBC BBCDVD33764. 2 DVDs 150 minutes 6 * 25 minute episodes with extras.) cast: Jon Pertwee, Elisabeth Sladen, Nicholas Courtney, Richard Franklin, John Levene, Peter Miles, Martin Jarvis, John […]

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An Adventure In Space And Time: an appraisal by: GF Willmetts.

November 21, 2013 | By | Reply More
An Adventure In Space And Time: an appraisal by: GF Willmetts.

If ever there was some expectation with ‘An Adventure In Space And Time’ showing the origins of ‘Doctor Who’, then it fulfilled it in the past 90 minutes this Thursday night. Fans of ‘Doctor Who’ will know that scriptwriter Mark Gatiss has hit all the right points simply because we’re all familiar with the key […]

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