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Who's Who Of Doctor Who
Aurum / Racepoint
By Cameron K. McEwan
9th January 2014
The Who’s Who of Doctor Who is the must-have handbook
exploring the dynamic cast of characters in Doctor Who over the past half
Discover details about the intimate relationships between characters, their
loyalties, their betrayals, and of course how they collide with the good Doctor
through time. With over 300 entries from companions and friends to aliens and
villains, and loaded with photos from fifty years of Doctor Who, readers can
learn about the Weeping Angels, River Song, the Master, and of course the
With text from Cameron K. McEwan, the creator of
Blogtor Who and featuring artwork from the popular Doctor Who
illustrator, Andrew Skilleter, this is essential reading for
Who - Time Trips - Into
By Jenny Colgan
The 11th Doctor
16th January 2014
The Eleventh Doctor and Clara land on an unknown alien
planet. To the Doctor's delight and Clara's astonishment, it really is unknown.
It's a planet the Doctor has never seen. It's not on any maps, it's not
referenced on any star charts or in the TARDIS data banks. It doesn't even have
What could be so terrible that its existence has been erased?
Time Of The Doctor & Other Eleventh Doctor Christmas Specials
BBC Consumer Products
The 11th Doctor
20th January 2014
The Time of the Doctor
is approaching, as Matt Smith makes his final appearance as the Doctor on
Christmas Day, 2013.
Orbiting the quiet backwater planet of Trenzalore, the massed forces of the
universe’s deadliest species gather, drawn to a mysterious message that echoes
out to the stars. And among them, the Doctor. Rescuing Clara from a family
Christmas dinner, the Time Lord and his best friend must learn what this
enigmatic signal means for his own fate and that of the universe.
This must-have release for fans of Matt Smith’s incarnation of the Doctor will
also feature for the first time in one box his other Christmas specials from
throughout his four years in the role;
The Snowmen (2012) starring Matt Smith,
Jenna Coleman and Richard E. Grant.
The Doctor, the Widow and the Wardrobe (2011) starring
Matt Smith and Claire Skinner.
A Christmas Carol (2010) starring Matt Smith,
Karen Gillan, Arthur Darvill, Michael
Gambon and Katherine Jenkins.
• Behind the Scenes of The Time
of the Doctor - It's Christmas! A time for peace and goodwill to all.
But hang on, its Doctor Who, surely it can't be that simple? We take a peek
behind the lens on this cracker of a Christmas special. The tinsel is out at the
Oswald's and we meet a familiar enemy in a new form. The Doctor comes face to
face with the enigmatic Tasha Lem and makes a new friend. With Matt Smith, Orla
Brady, Jenna Coleman, Steven Moffat, Danny Hargreaves, Jack Hollington, Sheila
Reid, James Buller and Elizabeth Rider.
• Farewell to Matt Smith - Narrated by Alex Kingston (River
Song), this compelling special looks back at Matt Smith’s extraordinary tenure
as the Eleventh Doctor, featuring highlights from the show and copious interview
footage with Matt, his cast-mates, writers, producers, guest stars and celebrity
Doctor Who fans.
• Tales from the TARDIS - A look back at the full, 50-year
history of this iconic series. Eleventh Doctor Matt Smith and past Doctors David
Tennant, Sylvester McCoy, Colin Baker, Peter Davison and Tom Baker tell what it
was like to be the Doctor, how they got the job and how it changed their lives.
With companions Jenna Coleman, Karen Gillan, Arthur Darvill, and more, this
truly insightful special offers a unique insight into the world’s longest
running sci-fi series.
BBC Consumer Products
The 2nd Doctor
20th January 2014
The TARDIS lands on the moon in
2070 where the Doctor, Jamie, Ben and Polly visit a weather control station
which has been over-run by a mystery plague epidemic.
In reality the plague is a result of an alien poison planted by the Cybermen who
appear for the first time in their re-designed form, the first of many
throughout the history of the show.
Jamie is knocked unconscious while playing on the surface of the moon, leaving
the Doctor, Polly and Ben to fight off a massive attack by the Cybermen.
• Commentary - stereo. For episodes 2 and 4, a traditional commentary with
actors Anneke Wills, Frazer Hines and Edward Phillips and Special Sounds creator
• Interviews - For episodes 1 and 3, a series of one-to-one interviews featuring writer Kit
Pedler’s daughters Lucy Pedler and Carol Topolski, archive interview with
producer Innes Lloyd, AFM Lovett Bickford, and Cyberman actors Barry Noble,
Derek Chaffer and Reg Whitehead. Moderated and linked by Toby Hadoke.
• Lunar Landing - cast and crew look back on the making of the story. With
actors Anneke Wills, Frazer Hines and Reg Whitehead, production assistant
• Photo Gallery - production, design and publicity photos from the story.
• Coming Soon Trailer - a trailer for a forthcoming DVD release.
• Radio Times Listings.
• Programme subtitles.
- Antidote To Oblivion
Big Finish Productions
The 6th Doctor
RRP: £14.99 (CD) / £12.99 (Download)
Future Britain is bankrupt, its
corporate owners facing financial ruin. Fortunately, the Universal Monetary
Fund, and its slimy representative Sil, are willing to give its President a
multi-billion credit bail-out... but terms and conditions apply, and Sil's
proposed austerity measures go far beyond mere benefit cuts.
Responding to a distress call, the Doctor and his companion Flip land in a
London whose pacified population has been driven largely underground. But the
horrors down there in the dark are as nothing to the horrors that await them at
ConCorp HQ, where a young biochemist in Sil's employ is working on a permanent
solution to the nation's terminal unprofitability.
Because in the final account, Sil plans to make a killing...
Written By: Philip Martin
Directed By: Nicholas Briggs
Baker (The Doctor), Lisa Greenwood (Flip Jackson),
Nabil Shaban (Sil), Dawn Murphy, David
Dobson (Pan/Lord Mav), Mary-Ann Cafferkey (Cerise),
Scott Joseph (Boscoe/Voda/Knight Marshal), Mandy Weston
No releases confirmed this month.