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Win copies of The Husbands of River Song

We now know that there’ll be no new Doctor Who until next Christmas – so this is the perfect time to revisit the Peter Capaldi era so far… and those kind folk at BBC Worldwide have released the last story for the time being. And we’ve got three copies of The Husbands of River Song … Continue reading

Chris Chibnall new Doctor Who showrunner

Broadchurch creator and Torchwood showrunner Chris Chibnall is taking over as head writer of Doctor Who from Steven Moffat. Moffat will oversee the 2016 Christmas Special and Series 10 which is being broadcast in Spring 2017. Chibnall’s first season will appear in 2018. This means that new broadcast Who seems likely to consist solely of … Continue reading

Eve conquers at Writers Guild of Great Britain Awards

Emma Reeves’ Control Alter Delete – the final episode of Eve’s first series – won the prestigious Writers Guild of Great Britain Best Children’s TV Episode at the ceremony held on January 18th in London. Eve follows the development and growth of an artificial intelligence in the form of a teenage girl, and was co-created … Continue reading

RIP Robert Banks Stewart

Robert Banks Stewart, creator of the Zygons and the Krynoids for Doctor Who, has died at the age of 84. A prolific writer, he worked on Danger Man, Adam Adamant Lives! and The Avengers in the 1960s alongside episodes of Undermind, as well as many spy and detective series in later years including Jason King, The Protectors, Callan and The … Continue reading

Win copies of Doctor Who Series 9 part 2!

THIS COMPETITION HAS NOW CLOSED AND THE WINNERS HAVE BEEN NOTIFIED The second half of Peter Capaldi’s second season as the Doctor saw him face the loss of Clara – more than once. BBC Worldwide have now released the second set on Blu-ray and DVD, and we’ve got three of each to give away! To … Continue reading

Three Doctors face their Masters in new Big Finish trilogy

Two incarnations of the Master will be teaming up to battle three different versions of the Doctor in a new trilogy coming from Big Finish later this year. Geoffrey Beevers and Alex Macqueen will play the Master opposite Peter Davison, Colin Baker and Sylvester McCoy in the stories that start in April with Alan Barnes’ … Continue reading

Last minute Christmas gifts needed?

Still looking for a Christmas gift for the SFF screen fan in your life? Why not try some of these recommended items – links to our reviews will give you more details!     Lord of the Rings fan missing their latest Peter Jackson fix? Try this box-set of the extended edition of The Hobbit movies, or SFB’s … Continue reading

Meet The Husbands of River Song with Who this Christmas (updated)

Steven Moffat is moving away from the Christmas-themed titles for his latest Doctor Who Christmas Special. 2015’s story is entitled The Husbands of River Song. According to the official description, “It’s Christmas Day on a remote human colony and the Doctor is hiding from Christmas Carols and Comedy Antlers. But when a crashed spaceship calls … Continue reading

RIP Anthony Read

Anthony Read, whose genre credits include The Omega Factor and all three series of ITV’s Chocky tales as well as Doctor Who, has died aged 80. Read was script editor for Graham Williams, working with him on the Key to Time season (and stepping in to produce when Williams was ill), co-writing The Invasion of … Continue reading

Moffat sets record straight on Who’s 50th anniversary

Multiple stories have been going the rounds over the years about the reasons for John Hurt joining the Doctor Who 50th anniversary special, and showrunner Steven Moffat has finally gone on record with his account of the turbulent preparation of The Day of the Doctor. Talking to Radio Times, Moffat explains how the show morphed from … Continue reading

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