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 –>

The Space Museum article published by the DWAS!

As part of the Celestial Toyroom Annual 2019, I wrote a piece on the First Doctor story The Space Museum. Rather than just another review (and there are some good ones in here) I took the challenge to discuss the idea of remaking this story in modern Doctor Who. This adventure tends not to get much in the way…