Articles by Andrew Reynolds

Everyone has a favourite Doctor and mine - just for his honesty, his fairness and his ability to not notice the Master's awful, awful disguises/anagrams (Sir Gilles Estram!?!) - has to be the Fifth Doctor, Peter Davison. The stories didn’t serve him as well as his acting served those stories.


A Definitive Doctor Who Game?

Where it maybe unfair to pick on the past attempts to make a Who video game (Destiny of the Doctors, Dalek Attack… more on that later) recent incarnations have also fared poorly. The jury may have been influenced by the free nature of Doctor Who: The Adventure Games enough to let some of its faults…

Episodes of Christmas Past…

Last Christmas, he broke our hearts but the very next year, he’ll mend them again. Steven Moffat has revealed to the New York Times that this year’s Yuletide special A Christmas Carol was deliberately designed to lighten our spirits – balancing out the darkness of  The End of Time which waved a long goodbye to…

The Silent Speculation

What exactly is The Silence? Is it a Freudian Ingmar Bergman film? A rubbish Alexandra Burke song? The name of a band that eventually became Mott the Hoople (now that would be an episode!) Its all these things and more, much more if Piers Wenger is to be believed. For Wenger has been kind enough, if…

Who-bu Bubu?

Partworking its way onto shelves this Spring will be a brand new Doctor Who magazine- featuring artwork by Ubu Bubu cartoonist Jamie Smart. Smart revealed via his blog that the BBC had commissioned him to continue the series after producing a sample issue based, which was released in an undisclosed part of the country, on…

Going, Going, Gone!

Three items from the classic series of Doctor Who have been sold as part of Bonhams Entertainment Memorabila Auction. Lot 101: a black jacket worn by Jon Pertwee, estimated to raise between £3,000 to £4,000, sold for £3,240, Lot 102; a script from Fifth Doctor serial Resurrection of the Daleks, estimated to fetch £200 to…

Smith’s Festive Zeal

More festive than mulled wine, roast chestnuts and keeping the receipt Matt Smith has been ho ho ho-ing to the Sunday Mercury sharing his zeal for the Christmas special, A Christmas Carol. Smith joined with the rest of the world in praising Steven Moffat’s all-powerful imagination: “Steven Moffat just keeps getting even more imaginative. The…

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