The DWC covers Season 8

The ink is hardly dry on my Season 7 piece, and already the DWC is covering Season 8. This is where the show reaches its definitive (with apologies to Sarah Jane Smith) lineup: Jo Grant, the Master, UNIT and the Brig. What’s not to like!?

The DWC looks at season 2

Following season 1, it’s the turn of season 2 to be put under DWC spotlight: REVIEWED: DOCTOR WHO SEASON 2 – PUBESCENT ECSTASY. Frank Danes gets to talk about some of my favourite stories, including Invasion of Earth, but there’s a lot more as well. God, the show was good back in the day! +++…

The Musical side of Doctor Who

If you’re interested in the impact of Doctor Who on popular culture or at least the theme tune on popular music, you might want to have a look at this piece by James Baldock on the DWC site: DOC OF THE POPS: THE TYPE 40 AND THE TOP 40. Although it covers familiar ground, I learned…

The Daleks’ Masterplan considered

Over on The Doctor Who Companion, writer Rick Lundeen has put together a good piece on the (sadly almost entirely missing) First Doctor epic, The Daleks’ Masterplan. His title is: THE IMPORTANCE OF THE DALEKS’ MASTER PLAN IN DOCTOR WHO HISTORY. Reading it made me both peeved I hadn’t yet written about this story and thoughtful; what else…

The DWC needs you!

If you’ve ever wanted to write reviews / articles on Doctor Who, you might like to know The Doctor Who Companion is looking for contributors. If you’re not sure, why not take a look at the site, and if you want to know what the opportunity involves, check out WANT TO CONTRIBUTE TO THE DOCTOR WHO COMPANION? xxx Message…