54 Totally Real* Doctor Who Facts

To celebrate the 54th anniversary of Doctor Who today, I thought I’d give you 54 totally real* facts about Doctor Who that I can guarantee you won’t have read or seen anywhere before. Read on to find out a wealth of knowledge!

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History Repeating Review

This release is something slightly different; according to Doctor Who Magazine, Time In Office is an anthology release, following the Fifth Doctor’s time in office as President of Gallifrey. Each of the fourth parts focusses on a different period in this point of the Doctor’s history, and today I’ll be reviewing the penultimate part, History Repeating.

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The Blame Game Review

The Blame Game

If you don’t have loads of free time to lounge around listening to Big Finish audios, the Short Trips range are a great place to get your Doctor Who fix; likewise if you’re on a tight budget, at just £2.99 it’s hard to go wrong. This months Short Trip, The Blame Game features the Third Doctor, Liz Shaw and the Meddling Monk (Yippee!)

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A Love Letter To Doctor Who

I <3 <3 Doctor Who

Doctor Who, I love you. There, I said it. I love Doctor Who. Admittedly, it shouldn’t come as a surprise, I mean I publish daily articles about the subject; it should clearly be a labour of love. But here it is, definitively in writing. My personal love letter to Doctor Who. I know that this year has been a trying time for some Whovians, and people are seemingly losing love for the show, but I want to remind you that you are loved. I’ve never written a love letter, let alone published one on a truly global forum, so I may be incoherent and blabbing. I’m like a rubbish Hugh Grant. Anyway, here it goes.

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Big Finish’s Licence Extended!

Big Finish 2025Of course this announcement comes in our Big Finish month; but it’s been announced that Big Finish now has the licence to produce audio productions based on Doctor Who and Torchwood until at least 2025!

In a statement, Jan Peterson, Head of Audio Publishing at BBC Worldwide said; “We very much look forward to continuing to work with Big Finish over the coming years… The high standards of their productions — quality scripts, impeccable sound design and music, and impressive casting that utilises some of the country’s biggest stars — are a reflection of the care and thought that goes into every audio.”

With this news, it’s also been confirmed that we can expect a third series of the exceptional Torchwood as Big Finish has said; “The audio adventures of Torchwood were launched to great acclaim in September 2015, based on the popular spin-off series by Russell T Davies. To date series stars John Barrowman, Eve Myles, Gareth David-Lloyd, Kai Owen and Naoko Mori have all returned to their roles and 2016 and 2017 will see many exciting developments in the range…”

It’s a good day to be a Big Finish fan; what future prospects from Big Finish are you looking forward to? Let us know on Twitter @GallifreyRchive