Doctor Who: The Time War from Big Finish

In December 2015, the Time War will rage and only one man can save us. John Hurt is The War Doctor!  Audio production company Big Finish confirmed today that acting legend Hurt would be returning to the role of the Doctor for a 12 part story, beginning this December!    Introduced at the end of the Seventh season finale, The Name of the Doctor, the War Doctor went on to play a major part in Doctor Who’s Fiftieth Anniversary, the and played a key part in the record-breaking television special The Day of gside David Tennant and Matt Smith’s Doctors. He is … Continue reading

Doctor Who? More than 10 Actors You May Not Have Known Played the Doctor

  Doctor Who, the long running science fiction series from the BBC has had many actors play the part of the renegade Time Lord, known as the Doctor. Ask most fans, and they can tell you there have been 13 actors to play the role. And they would be right, for the most part.     What does that mean?   It means, yes there have been 12 lead actors in the series over its 50+ year history, and John Hurt played a never before seen incarnation, for the series’ 50th Anniversary special, The Day of the Doctor. But there have … Continue reading

The Very Animated History of Doctor Who

  Doctor Who has been running for over 50 years, and like many other long running science fiction programing, the show has found it’s way into other mediums.  Films, TV spinoffs, books, audio plays, and comic books based on the adventures of the Doctor have all been made, with varying degrees of success, from out of continuity one-offs, to 16 years running strong. But if there was one dimension the Doctor has had trouble breaking into, and that is the world of animation. Star Trek had a cartoon series, set during the fourth year of the original 5 year mission, … Continue reading

Doctor Who Season 8 – The Full Trailer is here!

We’ve been teased.  Wondered if he is a good man, seen into his soul even, but we’ve only gotten snippets.  That all changed today when the first official full Doctor Who Series 8 Trailer from the BBC youtube page. Trying to avoid spoilers?  Be like Clara and close your eyes now! Ok, so if you are still reading, then you’re not like Clara,  so step into the TARDIS, and its warm orange glow. (Orange?) How about that? Let’s take a look at a few things that jumped out at us. We know this new Doctor is more no nonsense, and … Continue reading

Doctor Who – Big Finish titles for April 2012

I have to say, I don’t review Big Finish‘s Doctor Who range as often as I should. I have long been a fan of them, and now that you can purchase them digitally from their website, for half the cost it would to buy CD’s direct, you should be checking them out if you are fan of classic Doctor Who. Classic Doctors – Brand New Adventures, as they say at Big Finish. If you’re only familiar with the 21st century version of the program, then you might be surprised to know just long and rich the shows history is. There … Continue reading