Searching for ‘Ethan’

Lockdown 2020! As a shielder, I was stuck at home for over four months. I needed a project. I am a geek, a nerd, so I love a few franchises and like to meet stars at conventions. Celebrities can sometimes feel like people you know. You follow their story, you hear their voice on the…

Power Rangers, the RangerNation and I… A History

I was born in 1987, so I grew up in the 90s. Mighty Morphin Power Rangers came to the UK late 1993/94 and was a phenomenon. I loved the show and had all the toys, watching avidly on GMTV (and on Sky 1 at my Grandma’s who showed later episodes) and VHS every day, reading…

HOW I’D DO IT – a Doctor Who series pitch

I’ve been wanting to try this for ages – how would I write a series of Doctor Who? This was prompted by a friend. Don’t ask why it’s 8 episodes The idea of a companion called Jessica Townsend whose Dad was a UNIT officer has been in my head for ages, and I knew I…

For the love of THE FIVE DOCTORS – and how to make it even better!

A HISTORY Back in 1983 the BBC produced a 90-minute TV drama to celebrate 20 very successful years of Doctor Who. This was essentially a reunion of old Doctors, companions and even enemies on the Doctor’s home planet of Gallifrey. Despite the title, only three Doctors returned – William Hartnell sadly died in 1975 so…

WRONG PLACE, WRONG TIME – my 2019 Doctor Who short story pitch

Here was my pitch for the 2019 Big Finish Paul Spragg Memorial Short Trips Competition. I had the idea about the Doctor visiting soemone in prison. I had the germ of the idea first, then decided the Twelfth Doctor would suit the tone of the piece.   It’s dark, but ends with a splash of…

The (Mostly Forgotten) History of DC Comics on Audio

Film has existed before the 20th Century but television wasn’t mainstream until the 1950s. Therefore, everyone gathered around the wireless for entertainment. Or radio, as it is more commonly known now.   Common were regular action-adventure serials. These are performed by a full cast of actors (some playing multiple roles) with sound effects and music…