Category Archives: Doctor Who

Doctor Who: Timewyrm: Exodus by Terrance Dicks

When Doctor Who was cancelled on television, it came back in the form of a series of novels, the first four of which made up the Timewyrm series. What’s quite exciting about this one is that it was written by … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: Timewyrm: Genesys by John Peel

When Doctor Who was cancelled in 1989, there was international turmoil. Nobody could accept that what might possibly be the best television programme ever made had just been taken off the air. It pushed the tensions of the Cold War … Continue reading

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My Thoughts on Doctor Who’s First Female Doctor

On Sunday, they announced that the Thirteenth Doctor will be played by Jodie Whittaker. This will make her the first Doctor (in the main canon) to be female. This, of course, has provoked lots of responses from the Doctor Who … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: Supremacy of the Cybermen by George Mann and Cavan Scott

I often felt that the Cybermen came across as a somewhat pathetic race. While the concept behind them is very creepy, the execution rarely lived up to their potential. Supremacy of the Cybermen, however, managed to make them seem much … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: Festival of Death by Jonathan Morris

Festival of Death is part of the BBC’s Past Doctor Adventures range and is a brand new adventure for the Fourth Doctor, Romana and K9, which just so happens to be one of my absolute favourite TARDIS teams. This novel … Continue reading

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Peter Capaldi’s Incredible Twelfth Doctor

This isn’t the kind of blog entry that I usually write but with the latest series of Doctor Who just having finished on Saturday, I thought this might be the perfect time to talk about how much I like Peter … Continue reading

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Who on Earth is Tom Baker? by Tom Baker

As you may be able to guess from the title, this book is the autobiography of Tom Baker, the actor best known for his portrayal of the Fourth Doctor on Doctor Who. His version of the Doctor is known for … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: The Silurian Gift by Mike Tucker

The Silurian Gift sees a companion-less Eleventh Doctor travelling to a research centre in the South Pole where a man claims that he can solve all of the world’s energy problems with his mysterious new power source. As I’m sure … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: Remembrance of the Daleks by Ben Aaronovitch

This is a novelisation of the Seventh Doctor’s television adventure: Remembrance Of The Daleks. Unlike books that go on to have film adaptations, I would suggest that you read this after having watched the story first. The four part adventure … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: Fear of the Dark by Trevor Baxendale

This novel is a brand new adventure for the Fifth Doctors and his companions Tegan and Nyssa. When Nyssa begins to struggle with night terrors, they realise that they are being caused by an external influence; an external influence that … Continue reading

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