You could write about the Second Doctor for the DWAS

The Doctor Who Appreciation Society (DWAS) is planning the 2020 Christmas special edition of The Celestial Toyroom Annual. This year the theme is the Second Doctor. They are asking for writers, including those new to DWAS so why not take a look at their post on the DWAS site here: Celestial Toyroom Annual 2021. ***…

The Kroton Annual 1969

On the assumption we’d all like a little distraction at the moment, here’s the cover for the 1969 Robert Holmes Kroton Annual. Not mine, it’s the work of Paul Cooke. Enjoy! __= Message Ends =__

See The Faceless Ones at the BFI this February

February 29, 2020 the British Film Institute (BFI) will show the reconstructed / animated The Faceless Ones. This missing Second Doctor story will be shown at 12 pm and there’s a Q&A with Anneke Wills. Tickets on sale from 14 January from the BFI. The DVD is released later this year! *** Message Ends ***

Doctor Who on Boxing Day?!

Good news, there will be Doctor Who on Boxing Day this year (2019). The (perhaps) less good news – it’s every available classic episode streamed on new service BritBox as reported on The Doctor Who Companion: EVERY SURVIVING EPISODE OF CLASSIC DOCTOR WHO COMING TO BRITBOX ON BOXING DAY. Enjoy! *** Message Ends ***

The DWC looks at Longleat and the 20th

If you want a thorough article on the twentieth anniversary of Doctor Who in 1983, including a major focus on Longleat, have a read of REVIEWED: DOCTOR WHO’S 20TH ANNIVERSARY – AT LAST, THE 1983 SHOW. Leon Hewitt is to be congratulated on a piece full of information. I learned a few things and I…

Celestial Toyroom 496/97

If you’re a member of the Doctor Who Appreciation Society lookout for the latest double issue Celestial Toyroom (496/7 – August 2019) with colour cover, evoking the Daleks in London. Edited by Alan Stevens, Alan also wrote the first article, a study of Daleks in London, ie Invasion of Earth. There are also fascinating articles…