Doctor Who: The Sirens Of Time (BF001) Review

Back in the dark days of the end of the last millennium, things looked bleak for Whovian fandom. The TV movie was a still divisive but fading memory and the prospects of any new “Doctor Who” were but a distant dream. Into this dark space, Big Finish shone a bright light of hope. Founded in…

My Top 10 Favourite Discworld Novels (plus my 31 other favourites)

Taking a break from movies, today sees the release of “The Shepherd’s Crown”, the 41st and final book of Sir Terry Pratchett’s ‘Discworld’ series. Although it’s a sad reminder of how early we lost him, there’s a bittersweet comfort in the fact that his daughter and those that protect his legacy have been very firm…

Doctor Who News: RIP Maggie Stables

Not movie related, but I’ve literally just learned of the sad passing of Maggie Stables on Monday 29th September, who played Dr Evelyn Smythe – one of the best companions the Doctor ever had. If you haven’t heard of her, it may be because she wasn’t a companion in the TV series but instead appeared…