Review: Unit – Encounters

Review by Doctor Squee (Host of Gallifrey Stands Podcast)


Once again UNIT is back. No Doctors, no members of UNIT legacy cast, just a great box set with some classic & new foes. Continue reading

Review: UNIT – Assembled

Review by Doctor Squee (Host of Gallifrey Stands Podcast)


Since the launch of the modern day UNIT range, they have always gone big. Stories that feel ‘action-packed’ and with great drama all with the UNIT team of today. Only one thing they haven’t done… bring back the classic UNIT crew. Now that particular box can be ticked too. Continue reading

Doctor Who Spin-off to get DVD release

The Doctor Who spin-off  ‘Wartime‘ is to be released on DVD.

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Wartime is the title of a short science fiction film, produced direct-to-video in 1987. It was the first professionally produced, authorised independent spin-off of the long-running TV series Doctor Who, and the only such production to be made while the originating TV series was still on the air (it ended in 1989).


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Review – Unit: Silenced 

Review by Doctor Squee (Host of Gallifrey Stands Podcast)


I am starting to get a real tingle when I hear that big brassy theme tune from the UNIT audios.

I always know they are going to be interesting and do something a bit different from the last. This latest set is no exception. Continue reading

Big Finish – You’re Him Aren’t You (Paul Darrow Autobiography)

Review by Doctor Squee (Host of Gallifrey Stands Podcast)

I have a confession, don’t tell anyone… but I’ve never watched Blakes 7. I’ve watched the first episode and said, I must get back to this and then didn’t. So worse than not watching it, the episode I watched didn’t feature Paul Darrow, a real offence. I have been lucky enough to interview Paul at a con and found him to be a complete gentleman, charming and intriguing. So when I was sent his autobiography to review on audio book from Big Finish, I was definitely in.978-1-78575-341-1

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GeekedFest 2015 – Report, Photos, Videos.

GeekedFest is a brand new Film & Comic convention in it’s first year which was held at the Newport Centre, South Wales on August 8th & 9th.GeekedFest

The idea came from some local comic book fans who wanted to see an event in their area and decided to make it happen; headed up by Shane Richard Jordan (owner of the nearby Sin City Comics in Cwmbran) & Chris Muscat.

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Big Finish Presents: UNIT – Extinction

Written by Lewis Mainwaring

Big Finish have done it again and announced that Kate Stewart and her UNIT team from the Doctor Who TV series will be starring in a brand new series of audio dramas.

This comes after Big Finish secured a new licensing deal with BBC Worldwide.

 

 

Kate is the daughter of Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart, and Head of Scientific Research at the Unified Intelligence Taskforce which investigates and confronts alien attacks on the planet Earth. The role is portrayed by Jemma Redgrave on television; and returns for the audio series.

UNIT Logo New.png“We’re thrilled that Jemma is on board for our brand new UNIT adventures,” says series producer David Richardson, “and we feel privileged to work within the universe of New Series Doctor Who for the first time. UNIT: Extinction will showcase all the excitement, drama and wit that viewers of Doctor Who love.” Continue reading