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New Anthology Release – ‘A Sparkle of Doctors: Volume 1’

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‘A Sparkle of Doctors: Volume 1’ is out! 🙂 The Divergent Wordsmiths have released their latest ‘Doctor Who’ anthology of short stories to celebrate 60 years of the TV show. ‘A Sparkle of Doctors: Volume 2’ will be released sometime soon later this year, but for now, I’m glad that Volume 1 is out. Continue reading

Coming Soon – ‘A Sparkle of Doctors: Volume 1’

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Just to let you know, there’s going to be a brand-new ‘Doctor Who’ anthology of short stories released at the end of April called ‘A Sparkle of Doctors’ by the Divergent Wordsmiths. Or I should say, Volume 1 of ‘A Sparkle of Doctors’ is going to be released at the end of April, which is exciting. 🙂 Continue reading

‘The Thirteen+ Doctors’ News and Poster Reveal

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Here’s a little quickie for me to share. I’ve finished writing my 60th anniversary special of ‘Doctor Who’ for ‘Bradley’s Basement’, which is a three-part adventure called ‘The Thirteen+ Doctors’. I’m hoping to share this anniversary special in September this year, in time for ‘Bradley’s Basement’s 8th anniversary. Continue reading

‘Doctor Who’ 60th Anniversary Marathon – Season 2 Summary

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I think it’s fair to say that Season 2 of the classic ‘Doctor Who’ TV series is my favourite out of the three seasons William Hartnell did as the First Doctor. Whilst it’s sad that Susan left the series with two stories in, including ‘Planet of Giants’ and ‘The Dalek Invasion of Earth’, the series became more inventive. Continue reading

‘Doctor Who’ 60th Anniversary Marathon – ‘The Chase’

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It’s time for one of the most exciting ‘Doctor Who’ adventures ever made in the First Doctor era called ‘The Chase’. The Daleks return to chase the First Doctor TARDIS team throughout time and space! This story also features the last appearances of William Russell as Ian and Jacqueline Hill as Barbara. It also features the first appearance of Peter Purves as new companion Steven (although Peter plays Mortin Dill in the third episode and plays Steven in the sixth and final episode of this story). You can watch ‘The Chase’ either on DVD, Blu-ray or Britbox. Continue reading

‘Doctor Who’ 60th Anniversary Marathon – ‘The Space Museum’

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In today’s four-part ‘Doctor Who’ adventure called ‘The Space Museum’, the First Doctor TARDIS team ends up on the planet Xeros. There, the First Doctor, Ian, Barbara and Vicki see themselves as exhibits at a museum in their future. Can our heroes stop themselves from being preserved in the space museum by the Morok Empire? You can watch the four-part story either on DVD, Blu-ray or Britbox. Continue reading

‘Doctor Who’ 60th Anniversary Marathon – ‘The Crusade’

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It’s time to have another venture into history with ‘Doctor Who’, as the First Doctor TARDIS team end up in 12th Century Palestine. There, King Richard the Lionheart engages in a holy war with the Saracen leader Saladin. The story features special guest stars Julian Glover as King Richard and Jean Marsh as his sister Joanna. Sadly, only the first and third episodes of this four-part story have survived in the BBC Archives. You can check out the first and third episodes of ‘The Crusade’ in the ‘Lost In Time’ DVD collection, in the Season 2 Blu-ray box set, and/or Britbox. You can also enjoy the entire four-part story on audio CD or as a download from Audible. Continue reading

‘Doctor Who’ 60th Anniversary Marathon – ‘The Web Planet’

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In this ‘Doctor Who’ adventure, the First Doctor, Ian, Barbara and Vicki end up on the planet Vortis. There, the moth-like Menoptra and the ant-like Zarbi rage war with each other. Can the First Doctor TARDIS team solve the riddles of the planet Vortis and find out what’s at the centre of the Zarbi’s lair? You can watch ‘The Web Planet’ either on DVD, Blu-ray or Britbox.

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‘Doctor Who’ 60th Anniversary Marathon – ‘The Romans’

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Now that Vicki has joined the ‘Doctor Who’ TARDIS team, the First Doctor and his companions end up in Italy in 64 AD where Emperor Nero is in Rome. When Ian and Barbara are split up from the First Doctor and Vicki, can our TARDIS heroes survive the dangers of being in Ancient Rome? You can watch the four-part story either on DVD, Blu-ray or Britbox. Continue reading

‘Doctor Who’ 60th Anniversary Marathon – ‘The Rescue’

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With Susan gone, it’s time to introduce a new ‘Doctor Who’ companion in the TARDIS family. It’s time for ‘The Rescue’, a two-part story where we’re introduced to Maureen O’Brien as Vicki. William Hartnell as the First Doctor, William Russell as Ian and Jacqueline Hill as Barbara meet Vicki in a crashed spaceship where the menacing Koquillion causes terror. You can watch the two-part story either on DVD, Blu-ray or Britbox. Continue reading