Tag: Doctor Who

Doctor Who spin-off, Class, to replace Sarah Jane Adventures for kids.

October 2, 2015 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who spin-off, Class, to replace Sarah Jane Adventures for kids.

Class – a new eight episode (each ep. 45 minutes long) Doctor Who spin-off for children is on the way via the pen of U.S. young adult author Patrick Ness, and is intended to replace the Sarah Jane Adventures. The series will film in Wales and the UK from the spring of 2016, and will […]

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New Doctor Who season 9 trailer hits.

August 12, 2015 | By | Reply More
New Doctor Who season 9 trailer hits.

As the new Doctor Who season 9 trailer hits, comedian Reece Shearsmith joins Peter Capaldi (the Doctor) and Jenna Coleman (Clara Oswald) as he takes-up a guest role in a special episode of Doctor Who, returning to BBC One this September 2015. Reece has previously played Patrick Troughton in a docu-drama about the conception and […]

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Doctor who series 9 trailer: Daleks, Zygons, Arya Stark and Missy, oh my!

July 10, 2015 | By | Reply More
Doctor who series 9 trailer: Daleks, Zygons, Arya Stark and Missy, oh my!

Doctor Who is set to return to BBC One on Saturday 19th September 2015 in the ninth series of the old time-travelling rascal. The Doctor (Peter Capaldi) is joined by Clara Oswald (Jenna Coleman) to meet new and old monsters, and go on a journey that takes them to alien planets, underwater bases, Viking villages, […]

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Doctor Who: Last Of The Cybermen by Alan Barnes (CD review).

June 25, 2015 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: Last Of The Cybermen by Alan Barnes (CD review).

Zoë (Wendy Padbury) and Jamie (Frazer Hines) are bemused to meet a man with a multi-coloured coat who not only calls himself the Doctor but seems to know a lot about them. But where is their Doctor, the funny little clown with a mop of black hair? We should not be too surprised as this […]

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Doctor Who: The Fourth Doctor Adventures: Suburban Hell by Alan Barnes (CD review).

June 25, 2015 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: The Fourth Doctor Adventures: Suburban Hell by Alan Barnes (CD review).

Listeners of a certain age will quickly catch on to the inspiration behind ‘Suburban Hell’ but the premise and inspiration are one thing and the slick transference into science fantasy quite another. Hell really is other people and truly this is the dinner party of and from Hell. Belinda (Katie Wix) has run out of […]

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Creating the Doctor Who theme music (Radiophonic Workshop).

May 6, 2015 | By | Reply More
Creating the Doctor Who theme music (Radiophonic Workshop).

A look inside the BBC Radiophonic Workshop with Dick Mills, Brian Hodgson, Verity Lambert and the late Delia Derbyshire and how they brought composer Ron Grainer’s Doctor Who theme to life using electronic music. Taken from the special feature Masters of Sound on the Doctor Who: The Beginning Box Set DVD.

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Making A Real Dalek: an assessment by: GF Willmetts (article).

February 6, 2015 | By | Reply More
Making A Real Dalek: an assessment by: GF Willmetts (article).

The nature of this article came about when we were approached by a representative of the Horror Channel asking us for an assessment of how much it would cost to build a real Dalek based on the picture you see above. My first reaction was the cost of the neutron bomb and the necessary radiation […]

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

January 22, 2015 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: The Krotons by Robert Holmes (DVD review).

The TARDIS arrives in a rocky wasteland and the Doctor (actor Patrick Troughton), Jamie (actor Frazer Hines) and Zoe (actress Wendy Padbury) witness a dazed man being turned into dust outside of a huge machine. Meanwhile, inside the town and on the opposite side of the machine, two more smart candidates have been selected to […]

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Filming started on Doctor Who’s 9th series. 

January 14, 2015 | By | Reply More
Filming started on Doctor Who’s 9th series. 

Filming has begun in Cardiff for series 9 of Doctor Who which will be back on BBC One in autumn 2015. The episodes currently being filmed are written by Toby Whithouse (The Game, Being Human), produced by Derek Ritchie and directed by Daniel O’Hara (Silent Witness 2015, The Game, Being Human). Steven Moffat, lead writer […]

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Doctor Who: The Web Of Fear by Mervyn Haisman and Henry Lincoln (DVD review)

January 11, 2015 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: The Web Of Fear by Mervyn Haisman and Henry Lincoln    (DVD review)

Another of the rediscovered and restored complete stories of ‘Doctor Who’ from 2013 was the sequel to ‘The Abominable Snowman’, ‘The Web Of Fear’ which has already been regarded as a lost classic. Not any more. Following on from ‘The Enemy Of The World’, the TARDIS has dematerialised with the doors open, ejecting Ramon Salmander […]

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