Song for Eight

There is a misconception that we never got to see how good Paul McGann is as the Eighth Doctor. This is wrong; he’s the lead in some of the best Who stories I know: audio dramas produced by Big Finish Productions, officially licensed by … Continue reading

The Black Guardian Trilogy and The Five Doctors

This trilogy of serials, four episodes each, featured the return and final TV appearance of the Guardians of Time, introduced in The Key to Time arc. While works in other media have expanded the canon about the Guardians, a DVD interviewee … Continue reading

The Cricket Doctor: Season 19

Fifth Doctor Peter Davison was hand-picked for the role by producer John Nathan-Turner. JNT had been a production unit manager on All Creatures Great And Small, which had starred Davison as Tristan the veterinarian, and was trying to radically alter everything about … Continue reading