Doctor Who: Hartnell’s Last Hurrah

When the Doctor stepped into I.M Foreman’s scrap yard on a cold, wet night in November 55 years ago, it represented both the start of a television institution and the…

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Doctor Who: The Children's Own Programme that Adults Abhor

Doctor Who: The Children’s Own Programme that Adults Abhor

Nicholas Parsons once said: “When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man,…

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Big Finish Review: Ravenous 2: Seizure (3/3)

Mark Donaldson concludes his three part review of Ravenous 2 with Guy Adams’ Seizure, an atmospheric and creepy tale that introduces us to the Time Lords’ most primal fear.  Answering a distress call…

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Big Finish Review: Ravenous 2: Better Watch Out/Fairytale of Salzburg (2/3)

Mark Donaldson continues his three-part review of Ravenous 2, Big Finish’s latest 8th Doctor boxed set. This time focusing on the middle story, the two-part Christmassy tale Better Watch Out/Fairytale of Salzburg written by…

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Big Finish Review: Ravenous 2: Escape from Kaldor (1/3)

It’s a bold move for Big Finish to release a new Paul McGann boxed set in the days immediately following the return of the main show to our screens, but…

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Titan Comics Thirteenth Doctor Issue 0

COMICS REVIEW: The Thirteenth Doctor #0

On-screen, the multi-Doctor story tends to appear every ten years to celebrate anniversaries. In the panels of the comic book page, however, the multi-Doctor story is becoming something of an…

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Big Finish Review: The Diary of River Song Series 4

Back in 2010, Steven Moffat chose to focus his free-time (presumably already at a premium) on revamping Sherlock Holmes for a modern mainstream audience and inadvertently found himself in charge…

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If we fight like animals, we die like animals: Doctor Who fandom, Talons, The DWM Time Team and Social Media

Doctor Who is 55 years old this year, it’s a television institution and, aptly, acts as a time machine, a way for us to delve into the history of British…

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Big Finish Review: The First Doctor Adventures Vol. 2

Mark Donaldson finds Sydney Newman’s vision of Doctor Who harnessed to great effect in the latest volume of Big Finish’s The First Doctor Adventures. Once David Bradley was canonised, Hurndall-like,…

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No Place for Girls: The Deadly Assassin and its lack of female characters

It can’t be easy to be Doctor Who Magazine. The 21st-century incarnation of the show is 13 years old, which means that there’s a whole new generation to cater to…

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