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Happy 71st Birthday, Colin Baker!

Colin Baker, who played the Sixth Doctor between 1984 and 1986, turns 71 years old today! Baker took over from Peter Davison at the end of 1984’s The Caves of Androzani, and after the show was put on hiatus, Baker returned in 1986 for the 14-part The Trial of a Time Lord series. This was to…

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Doctor Who: 50th Anniversary Micro-Figures Announced

The BBC have licensed toy maker Character Options to make a special 50th Anniversary wave of micro-figures featuring rare, super-rare and ultra-rare figures. Each highly detailed and fully articulated micro-figure is sealed within a bag to keep the figure hidden, giving the buyer no way of knowing which figure they have bought each time. Finding…

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Doctor Who: Destiny of the Doctor 6: Trouble in Paradise (June 2013) Review

AudioGo/Big Finish June 2013 Release Doctor Who: Destiny of the Doctor 6 Trouble in Paradise Cast: Nicola Bryant (Peri), Cameron Stewart (Christopher Columbus) Written by: Nev Fountain Directed by: John Ainsworth Sound Design and Music by: Simon Hunt Reviewed by Louis Rabinowitz for The Gallifrey Times This review may contain spoilers. Audio Go’s ambitious Destiny…

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BBC America’s The Doctors Revisited: Colin Baker Trailer

BBC America have released a trailer for the sixth of their series of specials celebrating the 50th anniversary, Doctor Who Revisited. There will be a 25-minute special celebrating the Sixth Doctor, Colin Baker, followed by classic 1985 serial Vengeance on Varos, broadcast on Saturday 29th June at 7.30pm ET. Take an in-depth look at the…

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Big Finish Announce This Year’s Subscriber Only Doctor Who Audio Drama

Big Finish have announced that this year’s exclusive subscriber-only audio drama sees the Sixth Doctor back in court, but now, at the Trial of the Valeyard. Doctor Who: Trial of the Valeyard reunites Colin Baker’s Sixth Doctor with Michael Jayston as the Valeyard and Linda Bellingham as the Inquisitor in a fierce courtroom drama. The trio…

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Doctor Who: Richelle Mead Revealed As Writer For Sixth Doctor eBook

The sixth installment in a series of eBooks celebrating Doctor Who‘s 50th anniversary has been revealed to be titled Something Borrowed. The eBook is written by Richelle Mead, author of the Vampire Academy and Georgina Kincald series, and features the Sixth Doctor and his companion Peri, played in the TV series by Colin Baker and…

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BBC America’s The Doctors Revisited – Sixth Doctor Serial Announced

The latest edition of The Doctors Revisited, a monthly special aired by BBC America looking at each of the eleven Doctors, has been confirmed to have the Sixth Doctor serial Vengeance on Varos to accompany it. The special, which focuses on Colin Baker’s Sixth Doctor, will include interviews with Colin Baker, Steven Moffat, Nicola Bryant, Bonnie…

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Doctor Who: Destiny Of The Doctor 6 Announced

Continuing the celebrations for the 50th Anniversary, AudioGO have released information about the sixth instalment in the Destiny of the Doctor audio drama series. Trouble in Paradise features the 6th Doctor and his companion Peri, as played by Colin Baker and Nicola Bryant respectively on TV. The CD is expected to be released in July this year.

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Sylvester Tweets: 7th Doctor Who Joins Twitter

Sylvester McCoy – who played the 7th Doctor (1987-9, 1996) – has joined the popular social network Twitter as @SylvesterMcCoy.  McCoy, who has already attracted over 7,000 followers, tweeted: ‘Thank you for the messages. All my love and when I complete my twitteracy course I’ll respond!’ Sixth Doctor Colin Baker is also on Twitter under…

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