Big Finish marks the 60th Anniversary of Doctor Who with a mammoth eight-part full-cast audio drama series beginning in May 2023. Doctor Who: Once and Future stars Tom Baker, Peter Davison, Colin Baker, Sylvester McCoy, Paul McGann, Christopher Eccleston, and David Tennant, with dozens more guest casts still to be revealed. Image: Big Finish Screencap "There will never come a[...]
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One of the first to go public with their well-wishes and show of support was the Seventh Doctor Sylvester McCoy, who posted a video welcoming Ncuti into the "Doctor Who Club" while wishing him well against some of the Doctor's worst enemies (especially the critics) and expressing his excitement at having "another Scot" leading the[...]
This made her the perfect companion to the increasingly manipulative Seventh Doctor (Sylvester McCoy) who became her mentor She got to beat up a Dalek with a baseball bat! She had a complete arc during her two seasons on the show where the Doctor forced her to confront her issues with her mother and what[...]
It was Sylvester McCoy's first season as the Seventh Doctor and the ratings were dropping, the budget had been reduced and in hindsight, it was the beginning of the end of the show The second story of the season, "Paradise Towers" was often picked out for its cheap look and reputedly cheesy script, but it[...]
Ever wanted to see the 10th Doctor (David Tennant) team up with the 4th Doctor (Tom Baker)? A team-up between the 5th (Peter Davison), 6th (Colin Baker), and 7th Doctors (Sylvester McCoy)? Leela (Louise Jameson) and Romana (Lalla Ward) working together on Gallifrey before and during the Time War? Rose Tyler (Billie Piper) hopping between[...]
Sylvester McCoy's first season as the Seventh Doctor, which featured Bonnie Langford as companion Mel Bush and introduced Sophie Aldred as Ace, is coming to Blu-ray and DVD with the Season 24 boxset Apparently one of the most reviled seasons of Doctor Who, season 24 actually marked the arrival of script editor Andrew Cartmel, who[...]
As the three are stuck, Mary gets roped into being part of the group to help incapacitate the couple, Richard and Ellen Huggins, played by Sylvester McCoy and Rita Tushingham, respectively. The Owners Poster Unlikable Characters of The Owners Mary gets caught in the middle as an unwilling participant Her friends terrorize the couple before a crisis of[...]
Today, we pick "Remembrance of the Daleks" as the quintessential 7th Doctor story. "Remembrance of the Daleks" finds the Doctor (Sylvester McCoy) and companion Ace (Sophie Aldred) landing in South London in 1963, shortly after the 1st Doctor left, to recover an artifact he originally left there as warring factions of Daleks arrive to fight over[...]
"But with Jodie Whittaker hot on his heels and a great showing for other recent Doctors like Peter Capaldi, it looks like fans also now hold other Time Lords close to their heart(s)." Here are the full numbers and results of the poll: David Tennant 10518 / 21% Jodie Whittaker 10423 / 21% Peter Capaldi 8897 / 18% Matt Smith[...]
When you watch past versions played by William Hartnell, Patrick Troughton, Jon Pertwee, Tom Baker, Peter Davison, Colin Baker, Paul McGann, and Sylvester McCoy and their deeply ambivalent interactions with Gallifrey takes on new meaning knowing their origin as the Timeless Child Chibnall has also introduced more unknown incarnations out there prior to the First[...]
The film stars Maisie Williams, Sylvester McCoy, Jake Curran, Ian Kenny, Andrew Ellis, Rita Tushingham The director explains that the film is based on the Belgian graphic novel Une Nuit de pleine lune by Yves H. Credit: Top image is the Castle Talk logo The image is used with permission The lower image is the poster[...]
The end of the original Doctor Who series came in 1989, and the last supercut of the 7th Doctor's (Sylvester McCoy) stories The BBC has released a 20-minute cut-down of "Survival" on their YouTube channel Once again, it's a personal story for Ace (Sophie Aldred) He takes her back to her old neighborhood in Perivale[...]
This one is "The Curse of Fenric" from 1989, the 7th Doctor's (Sylvester McCoy) third and final season, and the old show's final season before it was unceremoniously canceled by the BBC. Ian Briggs Might be the Best Writer Doctor Who Ever had! Ian Briggs' script is perhaps the most inventive, multilayered, subversive, and complex in[...]
Williams stars along with Sylvester McCoy, Jake Curran, Ian Kenny, Andrew Ellis, and Rita Tushingham, with a script from Matthieu Gompel and Julius Berg Berg is also directing, as a group of robbers thinks they have found an amazing score in a house owned by an elderly couple Only when they come home early, a[...]
It was actually the last story filmed in Season 26, the final season of the old show and of course, Sylvester McCoy and Sophie Aldred's final season It wasn't the final story of the season, though That was "Survival", the one that featured the furries – I mean – the werecat aliens. Doctor Who: "Ghost Light",[...]
Sylvester McCoy and Sophie Aldred at the height of their skills as The Doctor and Ace Alas, the flaws of the production played up the cheesiness that haters of the show always dismissed it for. Jean Marsh in Doctor Who: "Battlefield", BBC Studios But the story is full of big, swing-for-the-fences ideas that serve as a template[...]
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[...]
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. Ten Doctors are set to reunite for The[...]
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[...]
They helped keep the flame of Doctor Who alive during the years when the show was off-air. Big Finish 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 Finish[...]
It took 7th Doctor Sylvester McCoy to improvise a fight, drive the Dalek away and calm the kid down. So what does the BBC do? It takes one of the IKEA Daleks out of storage, dusts off the mothballs and puts it in service in the reception area to terrorise hapless people The IKEA Daleks have to be[...]
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[...]
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[...]
So let’s talk about 7th Doctor companion Ace (Sophie Aldred), because I don’t get the complaints about BBC's "Doctor Who" having too much politics today.
The good news for Doctor Who and Big Finish fans? You're getting the presents! To mark the milestone, 20+ hours of Doctor Who audio drama will be livestreamed on the BBC's Doctor Who YouTube channel from July 21-22 – giving fans an opportunity to hear stories from some of their favorite Doctors, as well as previously[...]
'Doctor Who': River Song Joins Big Finish Audio Drama 'UNIT: Incursions', Will Eventually Meet Everyone in Known Universe
Big Finish's 'UNIT: Incursions,' a new four-episode Doctor Who audio drama where fan favourite - and The Doctor's Wife - River Song meets up with UNIT.
While there have been attempts to alter the look of the Daleks over the years, it seems like Doctor Who viewers are really big fans of "bronze"...
Bleeding Cool ranks 18 official title sequences from the past 55 years of Doctor Who, from the good to the bad to the near-seizure bizarre.
The Seventh Doctor Who and Ace are called to investigate a massive alien ship in the Australian Outback. Is it a good read?
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,[...]