Mark Gatiss has spoken on his thoughts of the forthcoming Doctor Who Christmas Special, lauding praise on the script and calling it one of Steven Moffat’s “best ever”.
Speaking at the Victoria & Albert Museum members’ talk, Mark told audience members that the special is “beautiful” and even made him cry!
“I think the Christmas special, which is the only one this year, I think is one of Steve’s best ever scripts, absolutely beautiful, it made me cry.”
Peevish actors are descending mournfully upon the remote English village of Happenstance for the funeral of TV legend Tom Baker. His one-time co-star Suzy Goshawk is sucked into a parochial vortex of intrigue involving the quailsome local vicar, Tom’s acidulous housekeeper Mrs Frimbly and various other fruminous scrumblebums. None of them can agree upon how Tom met his disastrous end and Suzy is starting to suspect that something murksome and swervish is going on. The snow comes down and Suzy finds herself trapped at Baker’s End for Christmas, with all the village’s creepy pensioners enslaved by a strange, dancing dragon… and a Sinister [...]
Big Finish have released the latest in their main ongoing range, Maker of Demons starring Sylvester McCoy as the Doctor alongside Bonnie Langford as Mel and Sophie Aldred as Ace.
Decades ago, the mysterious time-travelling Doctor and his cheerful companion Mel became the toast of the planet Prosper, when they brokered a peace between the native Mogera and humans from the colony ship The Duke of Milan. But when the TARDIS at last returns to Prosper, the Doctor, Mel and their associate Ace find only a warzone. The burrowing Mogera have become brutal monsters, dominated by their terrifying leader Caliban – and [...]
Koch Media, the company behind the rerelease of 1995’s Downtime, are to bring both instalment’s of Realtime’s Mindgame saga to DVD for the first time
Produced during the great hiatus, Mindgame (1997) and Mindgame Trilogy (1999) both star Ace actress Sophie Aldred and will be remastered on DVD under the combined title of Mindgame Saga. Featuring new “Making of” bonus features as well as a new retrospective documentary, the title will be released on November 14 of this year.Mindgame by Terrance Dicks
For all fans of [...]