Robot of Sherwood
Review by Eddie McGuigan
Now this is an adventure that will split opinion, that’s for sure.
Clara asks the Doctor to take her to see one of her heroes – Robin Hood! The Doctor, of course, knows there’s no such person as Robin Hood, but, to amuse himself and humour Clara he takes her to Sherwood Forest in 1190 AD… and runs slapbang into Robin Hood and his Merry Men! Not only that, but in a sunny and green Sherwood there’s about to be an archery contest, but is it a trap for Robin by the dastardly Sheriff? Of course it is, but neither Robin or the Doctor can resist. (more…)
Into The Dalek
Review by Eddie McGuigan
CONTAINS MILD SPOILERS
A Doctor isn’t a Doctor until he’s met his most dreaded adversaries, and Steven Moffat always throws a new Doctor at them pretty early on.
Series 8 is no exception as before the coffee is even cold the Twelfth Doctor comes face to face with the Daleks. (more…)
In a bumper-sized 100-page issue, DWM catches up on set with the PETER CAPALDI – the new Doctor Who.
Doctor Who Magazine asked Peter how he has gone about making the part of the Doctor his own…
“Well,” says Peter, “you begin with yourself. You begin with those elements of yourself that you feel would be at home in the role. There’s an old actors’ adage that you don’t become the role, the role becomes you. It’s trying to find those parts of you that will fit with the Doctor, and understand those bits that don’t come so naturally to you, that you have to fabricate. I kept looking for people in my life who I thought had elements of the Doctor about them, and were inspirational in some ways. I composed a list of those…” (more…)
BBC Worldwide today announces that several of its fan events taking place around the world as part of the Doctor Who global tour will be streamed live on its Doctor Who YouTube channel so that fans can participate wherever they are.
The BBC are touring series 8 worldwide!
The Who team has gone all out with Deep Breath, with world tour, cinema release (in Scope aka 2.35:1 ratio no less) and dedicated DVD/BluRay release. But is Peter Capaldi’s first episode worth a gasp or a sigh? (more…)
Weather you see it on TV or the cinema we’re sure you’re all excited about the first Peter Capaldi 12th Doctor Episode: Deep Breath. Here are some new photo’s to keep you going until the 23rd ( or sooner for the lucky ones seeing it as part of the tour).
Hmm. Chat it or twat it? How will the new doctor act?
The BBC have released the first full trailer for Peter Capaldi’s debut season tonight, during half time of the World Cup Final.
It can be seen here:
The BBC have released another series 8 teaser with a distinctly Dalek-y voice continuing the hints towards a darker streak in the new Doctor.
From our friends at Obverse it’s competition time! YOU – yes YOU – could win one of the following three Obverse BESTSELLERS!
All you have to do is answer the following question and specify which book you’d like to win.
WHO IS THE FEMALE TIME LORD, CREATED BY PAUL MAGRS, AND PLAYED BY KATY MANNING, WHO FEATURES IN AN OBVERSE RANGE OF FICTION? (more…)
Michelle Gomez (Bad Education, Green Wing) will join the cast of Doctor Who playing the Gatekeeper of the Nethersphere when the series returns on 23 August.
And she won’t be alone as some old friends will be joining her! (more…)