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Review: Doctor Who: The Crimson Horror

by Mark Gatiss Target/BBC Books, out now Something ghastly is afoot in Victorian Yorkshire. Something that kills. Bodies are washing up in the canal, their skin a waxy, glowing red… But just what is this crimson horror? Mark Gatiss adapts his 2013 Series 7 story featuring the Eleventh Doctor and Clara, and it’s a wonderful…

Review: Doctor Who: Books: Dalek

by Robert Shearman Target/BBC Books, out now The Ninth Doctor and Rose discover an unexpected survivor of The Time War. Rob Shearman novelises his 2005 re-introduction of the Daleks, not just by top-and-tailing the script, but by adding significant back story to his characters. Starting as 2003 Big Finish audio play Jubilee, show runner Russell…

Review: Doctor Who: Books: The Witchfinders

by Joy Wilkinson Target/BBC Books, out now   When the TARDIS lands in the Lancashire village of Bilehurst Cragg in the 17th century, the Doctor and her ‘fam’ become embroiled in a witch hunt. Joy Wilkinson’s 2018 Series 11 episode of Doctor Who was one of my favourite of the Thirteenth Doctor’s first season -…

Review: Doctor Who: Books: Resurrection of the Daleks

By Eric Saward BBC Books, out July 18   The Doctor, Tegan and Turlough face off against a Dalek task force in 20th Century London, searching for their imprisoned creator. Remember the time when some slender Target Doctor Who adaptations were little more than the shooting script with basic descriptions of locales to set the…

Doctor Who at Christmas: Twelve Angels Weeping

Originally published: 2018 Acquired: December 2020 Read: January 2021 Doctor Who: Twelve Angels Weeping by Dave Rudden   This is a collecti…

Today’s Reviews: Daleks Destroy!

A bit of a belated review for last year’s release of further stories from the Dalek archives – but it’s well worth picking up We won’t ask how the kids recognise a Dalek so easily – as with a story in the previous collection, it’s taken as read that everyone on Earth knows who they…

Exterminate! Daleks and Matt Smith’s Doctor join Build-A-Bear range

Exterminate! Build-A-Bear To Launch Dalek plush Build-A-Bear Workshop and BBC Studios have today revealed new additions to their Doctor Who range, launching a brand new Dalek plush, and Tenth and Eleventh Doctor costumes. Available in the UK and US today, this new range can be bought exclusively