Dr Who and the PodCasters

I’m not huge on podcasts, but I thought I’d plug a new one, due to commence January 2020. It’s from Paul Morris (and also Tim Burrows) and might well be worth a listen (or two). So far the only information I have is on FaceBook at the Dr. Who and the PodCasters page. Detail If…

Terrance Dicks talks to the BBC

Following the death of Terrance Dicks’s last month, fandom has been remembering him in different ways. I never met Terrance, though we did go to the same college (albeit 26 years apart!) I don’t have a favourite TV story of his, and given he was involved in script editing more than 150 episodes, his influence…

What did the Radio Times make of the Tenth Doctor?

It’s October and it’s (to a lot of modern viewers myself included) the Doctor. David Tennant’s Tenth Doctor. Surely the Radio Times will have almost wall-to-wall five-star reviews of his time in the role? The truth may surprise, and let’s remember he did (by modern standards) appear in a lot of stories. They can’t all…

Celestial Toyroom 498 now out!

Members of the Doctor Who Appreciation Society (DWAS) have plenty to enjoy in the latest Celestial Toyroom: 498. Free to members, the highlight (for me) was the piece Mission to Central Lancashire! a five-page piece on the recent remake (by students) of Mission to the Unknown.

The DWC looks at the Fourth Doctor’s Leela years

The Doctor Who Companion is racing through the twentieth century series of Doctor Who and Leela (Louise Jameson) has been and gone. Of all the Doctors, Tom Baker’s Fourth Doctor is the most open to analysis in chunks. He had so many years, each companion (ignoring the last who were waiting to join the Fifth…