Doctor Who companion Jackie Lane passes away

English actress Jackie Lane has died aged 79.


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More Doctors announced to cameo in Time Fracture

More Doctors will feature in pre-recorded cameo appearances for the immersive show Time Fracture!

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Review: The First Doctor Adventures (Volume Five)

Review by Jacob Licklider


There is something odd about the First Doctor Adventures Big Finish range. As it features the cast from An Adventure in Space and Time in the roles of the Doctor, Susan, Ian, and Barbara it is classified as a range for the New Series, however, each set has been in some way or another a fitting tribute for the television show’s first few years, especially Season 1, where each story essentially alternates science fiction and pure historical with the occasional a la The Space Museum or The Edge of Destruction thrown in for good measure. Each episode even is given its own individual title as the first three seasons would often do, and they move directly one into the next, with The First Doctor Adventures: Volume Five even ending implying that there will be a volume six. This is also a range which has lost the novelty of having full cast First Doctor stories, which isn’t a bad thing, and was indicated by the previous volume including the Daleks in a sequel to the very first Dalek story. Volume Five goes back away from bringing back any returning elements, though the second story does take some cheeky nudges to future stories and events for the Doctor in particular, selling itself on two very interesting titles and the promise of a story with William Shakespeare and pairing a veteran writer with a new writer.

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David Bradley and John Barrowman will cameo in Time Fracture

David Bradley and John Barrowman are reprising their roles as the First Doctor (first played by William Hartnell) and Captain Jack Harkness, in pre-recorded cameo appearances for the immersive show Time Fracture!


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Doctor Who – ‘Lost’ first doctor adventure ‘Marco Polo’ being released on Vinyl

The lost Doctor Who adventure ‘Marco Polo’ featuring the First Doctor William Hartnell will be available on audio from 11th September 2020, courtesy of Demon Music Group.

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Review: Doctor Who – First Doctor Adventures (Vol 4)

Review by Michael Goleniewski


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Classic Doctor Who comes to BritBox

Doctor Who fans across the land – get ready to clear your schedules as the biggest Doctor Who Classic collection ever streamed in the UK launches on BritBox from Boxing Day.


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Missing Doctor Who Episode Recreation Gets YouTube Premiere

“Mission to the Unknown” is a missing episode of the third season of the British science fiction television series Doctor Who, first broadcast on 9 October 1965.

Exactly 54 years after its original broadcast, a recreation of this missing epsiode will premiere on the Doctor Who Youtube channel.


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Review: The Companion Chronicles – The First Doctor (Vol 3)

Review by Michael Goleniewski


The Companion Chronicles range returns to the era of the First Doctor with the latest Companion Chronicles release, The First Doctor Volume Three. It’s a series that has presented some of the earliest examples of great Doctor Who storytelling with 2017’s Volume 2 containing two of my personal favourite First Doctor adventures in Across the Darkened City and The Plague of Dreams. I’m always glad to see these releases continuing and this particular volume is no exception with a strong theme around the concept of heroes and how they are perceived and seen by those around them. How does it stand up compared its predecessors? Let’s take a look: Continue reading

Review – First Doctor Adventures (Vol 3)

Review by Doctor Squee (Host of Gallifrey Stands Podcast)


David Bradley again takes up the reigns of the First Doctor with the new version of the first Tardis crew with Claudia Grant (Susan), Jemma Powell (Barbara Wright) & Jamie Glover (Ian Chesterton) in two even newer stories. Continue reading