Articles by Meredith Burdett

What happens when an eight year old kid watches the 1993 repeat run of Planet of the Daleks? He pretty much ends up here writing about the show that grabbed hold of him and never let go!


The Silence: “Terrifying”

With the new series of Doctor Who about to hit our screens, the BBC has released some interesting titbits about one of our favourite TARDIS crew members, Rory Pond, nee Williams. It’s been an interesting journey for Rory as he’s become a core member of the Eleventh Doctor’s team and also died. Twice, technically. But…

Off the Shelf DVDs?

Those of you who pre-ordered your Revisitations 2 DVD box set or went to HMV to get it, you’ll now be enjoying the sweet remastering and extras that make for fascinating new insights into some classic Doctor Who stories. Those of you who went elsewhere, such as your local supermarket, may have been slightly disappointed,…

Helena Bonham Carter IS the Doctor!

It’s happened only once, way back in 1999. The Curse of Fatal Death, a Doctor Who spoof written by one Steven Moffat, featured Joanna Lumley as a female version of the Doctor. We laughed, we sniggered and we generally didn’t mind the change of the Doctor’s gender as it was all quite tongue in cheek….

The Stones of Blood Audiobook

A mysterious stone circle, alien beings guarding it, a mystery that is centuries old about to be uncovered by the Doctor and his friends. No, it’s not The Pandorica Opens but The Stones of Blood, the 1978 adventure that is getting a release courtesy of AudioGo! Making up part of the Key to Time season…

Moths Ate My Interview

Website The Peverettphile has recently published a very interesting interview with comedian Toby Hadoke. For those who are not aware of Toby’s work (I speak only to those who have been living in a box in the Himalayas for the last ten years and have only just reintegrated back into society), he not only wrote…

Karen Takes Manhattan

Since joining the Doctor Who team, Karen Gillan has more than flexed her acting muscles and showed us the range and depth of her talents that cause her to be one of the freshest and boldest talents on British television at the moment. So much so in fact, that the BBC has now got her…

The Two Toms

Continuing our celebration of the brilliance that is Tom Baker, Tom Baker Wednesday now features something to tickle your toes! Get ready to laugh till you cry as we’ve got a very special clip for you to watch courtesy of Jon Culshaw from his one-man ITV show Alter Ego broadcast in 2001. Culshaw of course…

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