Doctor Who

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Big Finish’s Virgin Novel Adaptations expand

Following their adaptations of various key novels in the Virgin New and Missing Adventures ranges, Big Finish have announced a series of further dramatisations to come in the next few months. In December 2015, Doctor Who: Theatre of War, written and adapted by Justin Richards, sees the Seventh Doctor, Ace (Sophie Aldred) and Bernice Summerfield … Continue reading

Meet the Eighth Doctor’s latest enemy

In November 2015 the Eighth Doctor (Paul McGann) and his companion Liv Chenka (Nicola Walker) will head into a brand new era of Doctor Who, as the TARDIS is recalled to Gallifrey by the Time Lords. And they will be battling a new foe known only as The Eleven… Doom Coalition is an epic saga … Continue reading

Big Finish’s licence renewed to 2020!

Big Finish’s licence to produce audio adventures based on Doctor Who has been renewed by the BBC until 2020, it was announced today. ‘Last year saw Big Finish celebrate 15 years of producing new Doctor Who audio drama,’ executive producer Jason-Haigh Ellery notes. ‘A fantastic milestone for our company. I am delighted to be able … Continue reading

Strangeness in Space with Sophie Aldred, Trev & Simon

Doctor Who and Tree Fu Tom star Sophie Aldred has teamed up with comedy duo Trev and Simon for a new audio series, Strangeness in Space. Described as “a new fan-funded comedy sci-fi audio adventure for kids from 8 to 80, and beyond”, Strangeness in Space asks what would happen if Sophie, the manager of … Continue reading

Captain America leads Saturn nominations

Captain America: The Winter Soldier has an impressive 11 nominations for this year’s Saturn Awards. The list was announced by Star Trek and Big Finish star Chase Masterson on March 4th. Other multiple nominees include  Interstellar (10), and Guardians of the Galaxy (9).  In the  television categories, The Walking Dead received 7 nominations with Hannibal achieving … Continue reading

RIP Barry Newbery

Barry Newbery, whose designs were so important to the early years of Doctor Who, has died. Telos Publishing announced the news on their Facebook page, after hearing from Newbery’s daughter; the designer died in his sleep on the morning of February 25. Born in 1927, Newbery was assigned to work on Doctor Who in its earliest … Continue reading

A familiar face returns for Doctor Who Series 9

Peter Capaldi will be facing off against Michelle Gomez’s Missy once more in Series 9, it has been confirmed. Michelle Gomez arrives in Cardiff this week to re-join the Doctor Who cast and reclaim the role of ‘Missy’ for series 9. She joins Peter Capaldi (The Doctor) and Jenna Coleman (Clara Oswald) for the opening … Continue reading

LEGO Doctor Who set materialising soon!

A LEGO Doctor Who set is going to be materialising in toyshops later this year. The concept for a Doctor Who set came from the LEGO® IDEAS website where fans can submit ideas for a set and vote for their favourite idea to be produced. The Doctor Who concept from fan Andrew Clark received the … Continue reading

Big Finish present the Sixth Doctor’s final story

The Sixth Doctor’s final tale is going to be revealed by Big Finish in a special box set released this September. The Last Adventure stars Colin Baker, Bonnie Langford and Michael Jayston in stories written by Simon Barnard and Paul Morris, Alan Barnes, Matt Fitton, and Nicholas Briggs, with Briggs also acting as director. “It’s been such a … Continue reading

“Lost” William Hartnell Desert Island Discs found (updated)

The episode of the long running radio series Desert Island Discs, in which Roy Plomley interviewed the first Doctor, William Hartnell, has been located – at least in part. Lucky listeners to the BBC’s iPlayer service were treated to the 16 minutes of the recording from August 23, 1965, earlier today (January 29) until the … Continue reading


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