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Doctor Who Audio Drama Ranges Revamped By Big Finish Productions

The production company began with some of the surviving leads like Peter Davison, Colin Baker, Sylvester McCoy, and Paul McGann in new audio dramas They have since expanded to include Tom Baker, John Hurt, David Tennant, David Bradley (as the First Doctor), and the cast of Torchwood.  With this many Doctors and other series, they’re[...]

Ten Doctors are set to reunite for The Big Night In, courtesy of BBC Studios.

Doctor Who: 10 Doctors Post Message of Thanks, Hope for Big Night In

Actors Tom Baker, Peter Davison, Colin Baker, Sylvester McCoy, Paul McGann, David Tennant, Matt Smith, Peter Capaldi, Jodie Whittaker, and Jo Martin have recorded a special message for not only the NHS but also for all frontline workers in what is an unprecedented reunion for the long-running series.[caption id="attachment_1198011" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Ten Doctors are set[...]

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"Doctor Who": Big Finish Goes Digital-First, Disc Releases Delayed

Where else are you going to find Tom Baker playing the 4th Doctor again in new stories with surviving cast members like Louise Jameson as Leela? Nostalgic for Sylvester McCoy and Sophie Aldred as the 7th Doctor and Ace? Big Finish has you cover! Or new Torchwood stories that had the creative approval and input[...]

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"Doctor Who": Big Finish Suspends Schedule Over Coronavirus Concerns

They helped keep the flame of Doctor Who alive during the years when the show was off-air.[caption id="attachment_1060169" align="alignnone" width="1417"] Big Finish[/caption]They produced original stories featuring surviving Doctor Who actors like Peter Davison, Sylvester McCoy and Colin Baker. Paul McGann, who only appeared once as the 8th Doctor in the 1996 TV movie, had a long run in audio dramas produced by Big[...]


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"Doctor Who: The Collection" Season 26: Ace Returns! [TRAILER]

The BBC’s official Doctor Who channel released a trailer for Doctor Who: The Collection – Season 26 Blu-Ray and DVD box set, featuring Sophie Aldred as the 7th Doctor’s (Sylvester McCoy) companion Ace.All companions who leave or are left behind tend to carry an air of melancholy about them They always wait in hope that he[...]

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"Doctor Who": Big Finish Livestreaming 20 Hours of Audio Dramas, More This Weekend

This includes UNIT, Torchwood, The Gallifrey Chronicles, The Diary of River Song, and more spinoffs involving past Doctors and their companions.The stream will feature David Tennant, Billie Piper, Alex Kingston, John Barrowman, Tom Baker, Peter Davison, Colin Baker, Sylvester McCoy, Paul McGann, David Bradley, Sophie Aldred, Katy Manning, Nicola Walker, Sir Derek Jacobi and many[...]

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"Doctor Who": Ace – The Doctor's "Social Justice Warrior" Companion [OPINION]

So let's talk about Ace (Sophie Aldred), the Seventh Doctor's companion (1987-1989) – because I really don't get all the complaints about the current series of BBC's Doctor Who having too much politics. The series always had politics embedded at its core: virtually every Science Fiction, spy or crime TV series created in the UK in […]



Doctor Who: Are We Giving Daleks Self-Esteem Issues?

If there was one major takeaway from this year's BBC Doctor Who New Year's Special 'Resolution,' it's that there's definitely a new Dalek in town. It's broke and has no casing, broken off by a bunch of warriors hundreds of years ago. So what's a poor Dalek in "The Big City" to do when it finally […]

Doctor Who: Our Ranking of the Best "Dooo-Wooo" Title Sequences

Last week, in honor of Doctor Who's 55th Anniversary, BBC posted an updated compilation of all of the Doctor Who title sequences on the show's YouTube channel. The approximately eleven minute long video includes both the audio and visual sequence changes over the course of the show, 18 different versions. Notably, the collection does not include […]


Rich Johnston At The London Film And Comic Con Tomorrow, Table 38

Anything you can do to entertain them will also be welcomed.The London Film And Comic-Con will be at the Olympia exhibition hall near Earl's Court and Brompton Park.Joining me at the show are Marv Wolfman, Tommy Yune, Andy Diggle, Geoff Senior, Rantz Hoseley, Simon Furman, Jessica Martin, Ben Templesmith, Will Simpson, Amrit Birdi, Paul Cornell,[...]

Roundtable Interview with Ace From 'Doctor Who': A History Of Feistiness And Peace

Interview brought to you by Bleeding Cool's Madeline Potts:Longtime classic Doctor Who fans doubtless remember Ace, companion to Seventh Doctor Sylvester McCoy She was the feisty and headstrong companion who was never afraid to get into a scrap.The end of her tale was never told in the series itself Other endings were given to her, including her being killed[...]

River Song Meets The Sixth And Seventh Doctors

But whose to say those are the only Doctors she has adventured with?BigFinish Audio is doing a series of stories with Kingston called the Diary of River Song and they've done up an almost James Bond-style trailer for the second series which will include the voices of Colin Baker and Sylvester McCoy, the sixth and[...]

Tread Perilously Podcast — Doctor Who: The Happiness Patrol

Erik and Justin's Doctor Who excursion brings them to 1988 and "The Happiness Patrol," a Sylvester McCoy episode featuring the infamous Kandy Man.The Doctor and Ace land on Terra Alpha, an Earth colony in the grip of the Thatcher-esque Helen A With her Happiness Patrol, she intends to enforce cheer and happiness across the planet[...]

Peter Capaldi Says Next Year May Be His Last On Doctor Who

Fifth Doctor Peter Davison, at the suggestion of Troughton, left after his initial three year contract.Doctors Colin Baker and Sylvester McCoy also enjoyed three years in the part, though Baker's time only amounted to two years of episodes as the show was put on hiatus during what would've been his second season McCoy only left[...]

Air New Zealand Has Created The Most Epic Safety Movie Ever

In their four and a half minute safety video they have appearances by Elijah Wood, Peter Jackson, Sylvester McCoy and more in a Lord of the Rings / The Hobbit inspired take on airline safety.It's a sign that I may watch to many DVD extras when I recognize Sir Richard Taylor immediately.[youtube]http://youtu.be/qOw44VFNk8Y[/youtube][...]