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DOCTOR WHO @ 50: NOTHING AT THE END OF THE LANE

Fifty years ago this week, the Radio Times previewed a brand new series it called Dr Who, scheduled to begin at 5.15 pm on Saturday November 23rd 1963. This humble little piece explained that William Hartnell plays the titular Doctor (his first role for the BBC), … Continue reading

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VINTAGE ‘DOCTOR WHO’ SCRIPTS DISCOVERED

The Radio Times website has reported that a collection of the earliest Doctor Who scripts has been unearthed in Kent by local prop maker and researcher, Jason Onion. Six documents, hidden for fifty years, were loaned from Joan Coburn Moon – the widow of writer … Continue reading

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DOCTOR WHO @ 50: AN ADVENTURE IN SPACE AND TIME [UPDATED]

Shooting on the Doctor Who 50th anniversary biopic resumed this morning in Central London. Writer Mark Gatiss (pictured below) accompanied the makers of An Adventure in Space and Time on Westminster Bridge to reconstruct some of the most iconic scenes in the series’ history. The location filming for The Dalek Invasion … Continue reading

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Radio Times TV Review of 2012

That venerable publishing colossus, Christmas perennial, and loyal Doctor Who advocate, the Radio Times, has revealed the results of their annual survey. Their website’s ‘Top 40 shows’ of the year has placed the show at a respectable number fifteen (down from eigth position last … Continue reading

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Doctor Who @ 49: Nothing at the End of the Lane

Forty-nine years ago this week, the Radio Times previewed a brand new series it called Dr Who, scheduled to begin at 5.15 pm on Saturday November 23rd 1963. This humble little piece explained that William Hartnell plays the titular Doctor (his first role for the BBC), … Continue reading

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Why Mark Gatiss Should Write a Doctor Who Biopic

“A re-creation of the Time Lord’s genesis would be a perfect 50th birthday treat” writes David Brown of the Radio Times: Next year will be Doctor Who’s 50th anniversary and who knows what surprises there are in store. Past incarnations reuniting … Continue reading

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The Origins of Sarah Jane Smith

The latest DWM (issue 443) reviews the new Invasion of the Dinosaurs DVD release. The production notes for part five contains the “biggest bombshell in the history of Doctor Who facts, providing us with the ultimate Holy Grail.. the name of the actress originally cast as … Continue reading

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