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Doctor Who Retro Reviews: The Shakespeare Code (2007)

Retro

Doctor Who - The Thing From The Sea

It's a welcome return for Susan Jameson as Nest Cottage housekeeper and occasional companion to the Fourth Doctor Mrs Wibbsey. Jameson, al...

Doctor Who Retro Reviews: Dinosaurs on a Spaceship (2012)

Retro

Torchwood - The Lost Files

This set of three radio adventures bring back the survivors of the Series 2 team prior to Children of Earth and were originally broadcast ...

DOCTOR WHO Thoughts on the new B&M Figures 2018 | StephenMcCulla

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Review: Torchwood: Big Finish Audio 5.10: Tagged

<b>I know what you’ve done. I know what you’ll do.</b>An internet-era version of the old story about the prankster who sent out telegrams to all his friends …

Torchwood

Torchwood - The Radio Adventures

Doctor Who spin-off Torchwood had its fans but never quite picked up the audience it needed to go from cult to mainstream. It possessed a ...

Doctor Who - Paradox Lost by George Mann

Clever title aside, George Mann's novel for the Eleventh Doctor, Amy and Rory from 2011 is pedestrian at best. When the TARDIS crew visit ...

Doctor Who Retro Reviews: The Crimson Horror (2013)

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Doctor Who - Ravenous 1

Paul McGann's back as the Eighth Doctor in a new series of box-sets titled Ravenous. At the end of Doom Coalition, the Doctor and Liv Chen...

Doctor Who - Borrowed Time by Naomi A Alderman

Showrunner Steven Moffat may have struggled to find female writers for the TV show but the corresponding book range does better, Alderman ...

Doctor Who - Rose by Russell T Davies

Doctor Who had a profound impact on me as a child but it was more than those glorious Saturday teatimes watching Tom Baker battle Daleks a...

Doctor Who - The Way Through the Woods by Una McCormack

Una McCormack returns for another Eleventh Doctor novel, following her debut in the previous trio of releases. McCormack very much has a s...

Doctor Who - The Pursuit of History / Casualties of Time

Nick Briggs writes and directs this feature length finale to the fifth series of Fourth Doctor adventures. It's a sequel to his two-part f...

Funko Pop 10th & 12th Doctor figure review

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ASSESSING STRESS, AUDIO EDITION – Monthly Range: “The Helliax Rift”

<i>Welcome to DoWntime’s new, not-too-regular column, Assessing Stress. That’s where we assess … stress. Or more accurately, talk and debate about the</i> …

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Doctor Who: Silver Nemesis

"Hello, I'm the Doctor! I believe you want to kill me?"<br>This was the story chosen to celebrate <i>Doctor Who</i>'s silver jubilee in 1988. Why? I have no …

Book Review: Doctor Who “Rose”, by Russell T Davies

If you were a <i>Doctor Who</i> fan during the classic run, the Target Books range of novelisations was a must have. They were a way to access stories which …

Books

Doctor Who - The Trouble With Drax

After the blip that was Gallery Of Ghouls, this fifth series of Fourth Doctor Adventures hits its stride with a fun caper from the reliabl...

ASSESSING STRESS, AUDIO EDITION – The Tenth Doctor Chronicles

<i>Welcome to DoWntime’s new, not-too-regular column, Assessing Stress. That’s where we assess … stress. Or more accurately, talk and debate about the</i> …

Doctor Who: Twice Upon a Time - Review of Death!

Doctor Who - Gallery of Ghouls

The promise of money, luvvie banter and a great lunch has lured many a famous thespian voice to the Big Finish booths and here Celia Imrie...

Doctor Who: The Happiness Patrol

"I can hear the sound of empires toppling."<br>Some people will try to tell you that 'The Happiness Patrol' is an unsung masterpiece, a subversive work …

Karting

Doctor Who: Kat Reviews - The God Complex

Doctor Who Specials #1 The Making of Doctor Who 1972

For the first eight years of <i>Doctor Who</i> there was precious little in the way of behind the scenes information beyond whatever appeared in Radio Times. …

Doctor Who - The Paradox Planet / Legacy of Death

Doctor Who has been coming up with time travel tales for almost 55 years now so you'd think that there was nothing new to add; however, wr...

Doctor Who: The Day Of The Doctor Target novelisation review

Nowadays it can be surprisingly tricky not to know something. Suppose, for example, that your memory surrounding the final scenes of 2013’s <i>The Day Of</i> …

The Curse of Peladon | 'Doctor Who' Overview

DOCTOR WHO War Doctor 1/6th Scale Big Chief Studios Figure Review | StephenMcCulla