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Doctor Who: The Mark Of The Rani by Pip and Jane Baker (DVD review).

December 21, 2013 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: The Mark Of The Rani by Pip and Jane Baker (DVD review).

The Doctor (actor Colin Baker) and Peri (actress Nicola Bryant) find the TARDIS drawn off course by another TARDIS and instead of Kew Gardens, appear on Earth, circa the Industrial Evolution. After rescuing a man taking equipment to the local mine from three attackers, the Doctor and Peri get a cart lift to the mine […]

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50 For 50: Celebrating 50 Years Of The Doctor Who Family by Paula Hammond (book review).

December 17, 2013 | By | Reply More
50 For 50: Celebrating 50 Years Of The Doctor Who Family by Paula Hammond (book review).

Paula Hammond’s book ‘50 For 50: Celebrating 50 Years Of The Doctor Who Family’ is actually a set of 50 interviews with various cast, production and subsidiary people about a certain television show. You’re not going to have all the big names here but you’re going to have a lot of fascinating tales and insights […]

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Doctor Who: The Sun Makers by Robert Holmes (DVD review).

December 17, 2013 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: The Sun Makers by Robert Holmes (DVD review).

The Doctor (actor Tom Baker) and Leela (actress Louise Jameson) arrive on Pluto, to find it inhabited and after rescuing Cordo (actor Roy Macready) from committing suicide, discover the most dangerous enemy yet, the taxman! Everything is taxed, with paying for everything almost always out of reach and where work is king if you want […]

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Doctor Who: The Time of the Doctor… first big trailer.

December 12, 2013 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: The Time of the Doctor… first big trailer.

The Eleventh Doctor is on his last trip in the TARDIS before a somewhat much older and more sweary Doctor takes the helm. Are you going to join Matt Smith as he battles a wicked array of old enemies during his final, magnificent battle on Christmas Day itself?

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Doctor Who: U.N.I.T. Files DVD boxset (DVD review).

December 9, 2013 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: U.N.I.T. Files DVD boxset (DVD review).

This boxset contains two stories: Invasion Of The Dinosaurs and The Android Invasion. Doctor Who: Invasion Of The Dinosaurs by Malcolm Hulke (region 2 DVD: pub: BBC BBCDVD33764. 2 DVDs 150 minutes 6 * 25 minute episodes with extras.) cast: Jon Pertwee, Elisabeth Sladen, Nicholas Courtney, Richard Franklin, John Levene, Peter Miles, Martin Jarvis, John […]

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Who By Numbers: adding it all up for the Doctor, some speculation by: GF Willmetts (article).

December 1, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
Who By Numbers: adding it all up for the Doctor, some speculation by: GF Willmetts (article).

The revelation at the end of the 2013 season that before the Eccleston Doctor and after the McGann Doctor, there was another Doctor, whom at this time we shall call the Hurt Doctor rather than the War Doctor, simply to keep track brings a lot of ramifications than putting numbers to them in this article. […]

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Doctor Who: 1963: The Assassination Games by John Dorney (CD review).

November 30, 2013 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: 1963: The Assassination Games by John Dorney (CD review).

It’s November 1963 and a familiar figure appears in the London underground and saves ‘Chunky’ Gilmore’s life. It’s the Umbrellas Man himself, the Seventh Doctor. The new Counter-Measures team and, that’s a loosely used word here, are attempting to get to the bottom of a curious assassination of a soon to be disgraced government minister. […]

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The Raymond P. Cusick Signature Collection (book review).

November 30, 2013 | By | Reply More
The Raymond P. Cusick Signature Collection (book review).

After ‘The Barry Newbery Collection’ last year, I did wonder if Telos would continue with these looks at production design for ‘Doctor Who’. With this one, ‘The Raymond P. Cusick Signature Collection’ we come to the earliest and most significant contributor to the TV series. I think you know who I mean from the title […]

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Robert Holmes: A Life In Words by Richard Molesworth (book review).

November 30, 2013 | By | Reply More
Robert Holmes: A Life In Words by Richard Molesworth (book review).

Is Robert Holmes your favourite ‘Doctor Who’ writer? For me he’s definitely up there on the High Council, alongside Castellan Davies, Cardinals Baker and Martin, Chancellor Whitaker and Keeper of the Matrix Dicks. Would he be President? Probably, because, rather delightfully, ‘Doctor Who’ was Robert Holmes’s favourite show. Not only to work on, but maybe […]

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The Television Companion: Volume One (The Unofficial And Unauthorised Guide To Doctor Who) by David J. Howe and Stephen James Walker (book review).

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The Television Companion: Volume One (The Unofficial And Unauthorised Guide To Doctor Who) by David J. Howe and Stephen James Walker (book review).

Don’t know what to get the ‘Doctor Who’ fan in your life for Christmas? Replica scarf, as modelled by Ingrid Oliver in ‘The Day Of The Doctor’? Official John Hurt War Doctor bandolier (may not exist)? David Bradley anniversary Hartnell whiskey glass? Or perhaps they need a good grounding in the original series, in which […]

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