Sophie Aldred returns to the Doctor Who universe in new book

The Thirteenth Doctor meets Ace in a new book by Sophie Aldred.


BBC Books will publish Doctor Who: At Childhood’s End, the first epic novel from Sophie Aldred, who played the Seventh Doctor’s companion Ace. Continue reading

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Review – Doctor Who: Cold Fusion

Review by Doctor Squee (Host of Gallifrey Stands Podcast)


It’s difficult to know where to start with this one. There is so much going on!

So lets start with the Virgin books. It was so exciting when they got the licence. The BBC at the time in their infinite wisdom had decided as well as booting off the TV Doctor Who, that books based on it weren’t worth it either. So Virgin books stepped in with some new fresh talented writers, like Mark Gattis and Russell T Davis (I wonder what happened to those 2?). These were obsessively written by some very talented fans of the show, for the fans. As such they loved swinging for the fences. Bringing in so much Doctor Who mythology as to make Omega take a peek from the antimatter universe to see what the fuss was all about. Not that there weren’t some great additions to the DWU, Bernice Summerfield being one of the most notable.
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London Film & Comic Con July 2016

Event Reporters – Ben Gummery & Lewis Mainwaring


FullSizeRender (1)This was our third time attending LFCC – and our first as official press (thank you Showmasters)!!!!

We attended the Friday of this event (29th July 2016) held at Olympia, London.


Guests that attended this weekends event included:-

  • Judge Reinhold (Beverly Hills Cop)
  • Dolph Lundgren (Rocky IV)
  • Jeremy Renner (Marvel’s Cinematic Universe)
  • Mads Mikkelsen (Hannibal)
  • Tobin Bell (SAW)
  • Millie Bobby Brown (Stranger Things)

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Big Finish Review – Doctor Who: Classic Doctors, New Monsters Vol 1

Written by Doctor Squee (Host of Gallifrey Stands Podcast)


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Doctor Who TV Movie 20th Anniversary: Interview with Matthew Jacobs

MatthewJacobsOnSetToday marks the 20th Anniversary of the first broadcast of the Doctor Who TV Movie in the USA.

We spoke with the film’s writer Matthew Jacobs who has also been involved with The Emperor’s New Groove, Lassie and the Young Indiana Jones Chronicles.

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Doctor Who TV Movie 20th Anniversary: Interview with Yee Jee Tso

 

downloadToday marks the 20th Anniversary of the first broadcast of the Doctor Who TV Movie in the USA.

We caught up with actor Yee Jee Tso known for his role as ‘Chang Lee’ to talk about the lasting impact of the film 20 years later. Continue reading

Big Finish Review: The Last Adventure (Doctor Who)

Written by Doctor Squee (Host of Gallifrey Stands Podcast)


It’s one we never thought we’d see, which is what Big Finish does best. This gap that they are filling in from the Doctors past? The 6th Doctors last adventure.

It seems like a problem that even though Colin Baker did not come back for his regeneration due to a disagreement with the BBC, one was written into Sylvester McCoy’s first adventure (queue Sylve in a dodgy wig!) But a little thing like that doesn’t stop Big Finish… but I’m getting ahead of myself.

In a very familiar format to the 6th Doctors last on-screen adventure in Trial of a Timelord this story is divided into 4 parts. 3 stories from the Doctors past leading to the one set in the ‘now’. Again like the ‘Trial’ story the Timelord’s are meddling whilst claiming not to be and the Valeyard is trying to kill the Doctor.DW6DTLA_cover_1815x2575

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