The Ages of the Actors Who’ve Played Doctor Who

How old was Colin Baker when he played the Doctor? It's a slightly trickier question to answer than it looks at first glance. Do you mean when he was cast? When shooting began? His cameo in Androzani, or his first proper episode? Or maybe when his first episode was actually broadcast? There isn’t much difference,…

Bayban the Butcher from Big Finish; Hammer House of Podcast Christmas Special

A couple of lovely things have been released over the past few days. First up, the Blake's 7 Bayban the Butcher set from Big Finish (that's a lot of bs....by which I mean b plural, not an abbreviation of bullshit) is out! Three stories featuring the very best of Blake's 7 guest characters, Bayban, played…

Vincent Price and A Christmas Carol

Look! It's Vincent Price and a Christmas tree! If that doesn't make you feel all merry and bright, I don't know what will. Today's post is brought to you courtesy of whoever tweeted another festive pic of Vincent Price that crossed my feed yesterday, one where he was buying a Christmas tree with his daughter.…