Celestial Toyroom 506 out now

The DWAS members’ periodical Celestial Toyroom is on its way and very much focuses on Tom Baker’s Fourth Doctor. In fact, Face of Evil aside, it very much focusses on Robots of Death and all things Kaldor City. Guest editor Alan Stevens and Fiona Moore take control as we explore. Check your post now! ***…

The Doctor — hero or superhero?

Thinking about whether or not the Doctor is the hero of Doctor Who reminded me of something else — is the Doctor a hero or a superhero? DoctorWhoTV has had similar thoughts (I now find), which doesn’t mean it isn’t relevant. I’ll explain…

Is the Doctor the hero?

I’ve been doing some thinking about Doctor Who as well as Campbell’s monomyth. If you know what that is you’ll have your own opinions; if you don’t be warned it’s a bit of a rabbit hole and rather fascinating to writers. We can blame it for the prevalence of the J-word (journey). Even if you…