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Doctor Who: The Dominators by Norman Ashby (DVD review).

January 26, 2013 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: The Dominators by Norman Ashby (DVD review).

I remember when the sixth season of ‘Doctor Who’ was about to be shown on TV back in 1968 that there was a lot of media promotion about the new villains, the Quarks. Which at the end of the day were some of the worst robots in creation although they packed as powerful a wallop […]

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Doctor Who? It’s minted!

January 25, 2013 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who? It’s minted!

The New Zealand Mint will be offering a Who-themed legal tender coin, as well as a series of collectible coins as a celebration of Doctor Who’s 50th Anniversary. They are going to produce a one-ounce silver .999 coin which features an engraved picture of the TARDIS, as well as a 50th Anniversary logo. The coin […]

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It’s a Dr Who Easter!

January 23, 2013 | By | Reply More
It’s a Dr Who Easter!

The Beeb has just told us that the new series of Doctor Who will be hitting the UK’s TV screens on BBC One during the Easter weekend (that’s Saturday 30th March, 2013, scifi fans). The Doctor will be back in a new adventure written by Steven Moffat. The episode – the first in a run […]

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Doctor Who: The Ark by Paul Erikson and Leslie Scott (DVD review).

January 19, 2013 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: The Ark by Paul Erikson and Leslie Scott	(DVD review).

The Doctor (actor William Hartnell), Steven Taylor (actor Peter Purves) and new companion with a heavy cold, Dodo Chaplet (actress Jackie Lane), arrive on what appears to be a zoo-like environment which is in fact a spaceship. They discover its inhabitants live ten million years into the future when the Earth is finally going to […]

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A History: The Unauthorised History of The Doctor Who Universe (third edition) by Lance Parkin & Lars Pearson (book review)

December 28, 2012 | By | Reply More
A History: The Unauthorised History of The Doctor Who Universe (third edition) by Lance Parkin & Lars Pearson (book review)

An unbelievably informative book with almost 800 pages and 600,000 words all about ‘Doctor Who’! This is everything you wanted to know about all the incarnations of the time traveller not only in the TV series but the books as well. An astounding amount of information is available, useful as a reference source and for […]

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Doctor Who: Planet Of Giants by Louis Marks (DVD review).

December 27, 2012 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: Planet Of Giants by Louis Marks (DVD review).

Before there was a ‘Land Of The Giants’, four years earlier, there was a ‘Planet Of The Giants’. A fault with the TARDIS doors has the Doctor (actor William Hartnell) and his three companions, Susan (actress Carole Ann Ford), Ian Chesterton (actor William Russell) and Barbara Wright (actress Jacqueline Hill) reduced to about an inch […]

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Doctor Who series seven trailer.

December 27, 2012 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who series seven trailer.

The new Who is coming back as an Easter present in 2013 – here’s the trailer looking at the new series (well, the second part of the 7th series, seeing as they split it officially).

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Doctor Who: The Snowmen (TV review).

December 25, 2012 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: The Snowmen (TV review).

IF YOU HAVEN’T SEEN THE EPISODE DO NOT OPEN THIS PAGE. BE SUITABLY WARNED AGAINST SPOILERS!!! The Doctor has gone into Victorian retreat in 1892, mourning the loss of the Ponds into a past he cannot retrieve them from and knows their fate. He’s no longer saving the universe or any planet’s people who needs […]

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Doctor Who: The Sensorites by Peter R. Newman (DVD review).

December 19, 2012 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: The Sensorites by Peter R. Newman	 (DVD review).

‘The Sensorites’ is a ‘Doctor Who’ first season story whose memory, for me, was stronger for their odd up-turned whiskery appearance and circular feet and their telepathic disk than the actual story, so it was an interesting experience to see it again, after all these years since 1964. The TARDIS materialises inside a spaceship, held […]

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Who’s in the (new look) TARDIS?

December 19, 2012 | By | Reply More
Who’s in the (new look) TARDIS?

There’s a new look TARDIS in the house, and Who’s in it? Doctor Who of course… the first proper look at the redesign.

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