Celestial Toyroom 515 now out

If you’re a DWAS member, you may well have the latest Celestial Toyroom 515 by now. The focus is very much on some reflective (even philosophical) pieces. Of them all I most enjoyed Every Single Line, Actually by Jon Arnold. Your mileage may vary. +++ Message Ends +++

Celestial Toyroom #514 in mailboxes now

The DWAS free to members Celestial Toyroom #514 is out now, and whatever your views of recent series, the cover is superb (and a little psychedelic IMHO). Full details here. Do read JR Southall’s article on the show’s future. >>> Message Ends <<<

The Ice Warriors review in the Celestial Toyroom Annual 2021

One thing I didn’t mention in my Celestial Toyroom Annual 2021 news piece, is I wrote the review for The Ice Warriors. It’s fairly critical, explores the predecessors of some of the ideas and suggests how there’s a much better story inside. You can read it for free if you grab the annual from the…

Celestial Toyroom Annual 2021

The DWAS kicks off 2021 with the free Celestial Toyroom Annual 2021 and it’s all things Second Doctor with a great cover, piece from Anneke Wills and every Patrick Troughton story covered. You can grab it now from the link, and if you look around you can still get the previous few for free a…

Celestial Toyroom 512/3 on its way

You may just have received Celestial Toyroom 512/3 (but only if you’re a DWAS member) and it’s a great read. We’ve a seasonal message from Colin Baker then more information on Doctor Who annuals then you ever thought possible to know. Full details on the DWAS website here. +++ Message End +++

Celestial Toyroom 511 now out

DWAS members should already have the latest Celestial Toyroom 511 (at least in the UK). The cover tells you the Master is the focus, but there’s actually a lot of articles about being a Doctor Who fan. Rik Moran edited and more details are available on the Doctor Who Appreciation Society site. <<= Message Ends…

Celestial Toyroom 501 and The Happiness Patrol

The DWAS members’ magazine The Celestial Toyroom Issue 510 should be arriving around now. It’s all things John Nathan Turner and includes a piece I wrote on The Happiness Patrol. I’m on pages 37-38 after many worthwhile articles. <<= Message Ends =>>

Celestial Toyroom 508/9 arriving now

Members of the Doctor Who Appreciation Society (DWAS) should be getting their double issue Celestial Toyroom 508/9 around now. Amongst other things there’s a fascinating interview with Peter Miles and a thought provoking piece by Dale Smith talking about heroes, gender, stereotypes and lots more. +++ Message Ends +++

Celestial Toyroom 505 now out!

If you’re a DWAS member, and subject to local variation in postal deliveries, you may already have or be about to get the latest Celestial Toyroom through your letterbox. Inside are the usual range of reviews, articles, an interview with Mandip herself and reaction to the Timeless Children revelations. Details on the DWAS site here….

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. ***…

Celestial Toyroom 504 – a Master-ful read!

The latest Celestial Toyroom from the DWAS is popping through letterboxes about now. This issue 504 has the Master on the cover and is very much the focus of the issue, along with a look at the role of the police in classic Doctor Who. Details on the Doctor Who Appreciation Society site: CT504. +++…

Celestial Toyroom 503 now out

Doctor Who Appreciation Society (DWAS) members should watch their mail – the latest issue of Celestial Toyroom is now out. Complete with rather attractive silurian themed cover there’s the usual packed set of articles on all things Who.