First look at the complete set of Tenth Doctor And Companions in pre-orders, adding Rose and Donna to Martha and Wilf, and the box for Twelve, Clara and the Paternoster Gang. £19.99 per box (£4 per figure, ouch!) for metal.
Confirmation of plastic Dalek, Cybermen and UNIT soldier sets on the way.
Wednesday, 27 July 2016
Thursday, 21 July 2016
Time After Time and Frequency are both coming to small screens. Both were perfectly self-contained movies, and Time After Time in particular feels like it could be a stretch as one person (H.G. Wells) pursues another person (Jack the Ripper) across time, while Frequency could easily become a gimmick for a procedural show, with a mystery about the time-radio and maybe some mysterious origin stuff too.
Thursday, 7 July 2016
A Google Doodle for the 155th birthday of Nettie Stevens, pioneering geneticist who found the X and Y chromosomes. “Before Stevens’ work, scientists thought that the mother or the environment determined if a child was born male or female.” Which allowed Henry VIII to get away with dumping wives for giving him daughters, for example.