Celestial Toyroom 2020 now available (and free!)

Once more the Doctor Who Appreciation Society (DWAS) starts the new year with a Celestial Toyroom Annual. The theme for 2020 is the Third Doctor and there’s an introduction by Katy Manning as well as articles on all of John Pertwee’s TV stories. I’m proud to have written the piece on Colony in Space. The…

Celestial Toyroom 499 out now

The latest DWAS, free to members Celestial Toyroom is now out. In fact if you’re a member you probably already have your copy. The cover features the Thirteenth Doctor but the contents are almost entirely about fandom and specifically the DWAS Capitol convention. It does have a wonderful interview with Lisa Greenwood and also comes…

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.

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…

Celestial Toyroom 494 talks second and fifth Doctors

Members of the DWAS will be getting their copies of Celestial Toyroom 494 and it’s of interest (as the mashup cover suggests) in contrasting the Second Doctor and the Fifth Doctor. There’s an interesting central idea of how one particular story from the Troughton era is echoed in one of the Davison (and the cover…

Celestial Toyroom 490 now shipping

According to twitter, issue 490 of the Celestial Toyroom from the DWAS is now shipping. Details of the magazine on the DWAS website. I’ve no connection to this issue, but just wanted an excuse to publish a copy of the fabulous Rose montage used as the cover! <– Message Ends –>