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OTTL Book Club #8: Doctor Who Meets Professor Nightshade!

Ghosts from the past are haunting the Yorkshire village of Crook Marsham, which has fatal consequences for the living. Meanwhile; the Doctor thinks it’s time to retire whilst Ace thinks it’s time to settle down. Advertisements

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OTTL Book Club #7: Doctor Who goes There and Back Again

A coach full of unidentified tourists crashes, killing everyone on board. Meanwhile in the Welsh village of Llanfairnoch; the local vet thinks he’s found a unicorn, two American students stumble upon a wounded centaur and the Doctor and Ace are … Continue reading

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OTTL Book Club #6: Cartmel Masterplan or Cartmel Disaster Panned?

With the TARDIS still recovering from the previous novel’s trauma, the Doctor and Ace find themselves on Earth in the near future. Choking with pollution and torn apart by gang warfare and evil multinationals, it’s time somebody fights back. Thankfully, … Continue reading

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OTTL Book Club #5: Doctor Wilby and the Whitewash of Rassilon

The Doctor and Ace are under attack from an unseen force, the TARDIS explodes and Ace finds herself  in a strange city, cut off from the Doctor. Is he really dead? Why does the city seem so familiar? Just what, … Continue reading

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OTTL Book Club #4: Doctor Who Dances with Death

The 7th Doctor, a master game player, has been out-manoeuvred, Ace has died of oxygen starvation on the moon, and some of the local residents of Cheldon-Bonniface are hiding out in a sentient church. Mark looks at Paul Cornell’s debut Doctor … Continue reading

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OTTL Book Club #3: “Doctor Who and the Bloody, Shitting, Vomiting Creature”

He examined his sleeve. Blood!? Blood. Crimson copper-smelling blood, his blood. Blood. Blood. Blood….And bits of sick. – Garth Marenghi “Slicer” There’s a moment about halfway through Timewyrm: Apocalypse where Ace discovers a nightmarish creature “…writhing in its own excrement, blood … Continue reading

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OTTL Reviews: Lost River

Okay, okay, it’s not strictly a Doctor Who product but it is Matt Smith’s first Hollywood role post-Who so indulge film chatter-aboutter Mark Donaldson as he gets the chance to talk about an actual film; Ryan Gosling’s futuristic foreclosure fairy tale Lost … Continue reading

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