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!


Torch, Wood & Peasants

A new book Torch, Wood & Peasants tells the tale of the script to screen process that a Torchwood story goes through…and how it can sometimes go wrong. Told in a positive tone rather than negative, the book not only includes an unmade script for Doctor Who spin off Torchwood but also details how sometimes…

Who Director’s Coronation

Popular ITV soap Coronation Street celebrates its 50th anniversary this year and the team behind it are some very familiar faces indeed! As well as a live episode to be screened this week, there’s also been a pre recorded transmission that’s seen an almighty explosion in the street that’s killed off a few residents thanks…

Jenkins on A Christmas Carol

Katherine Jenkins has been doing the rounds recently promoting the Christmas Doctor Who as her regular co-stars Matt Smith and Karen Gillan engage in shooting scenes for the next series of Doctor Who. In particular the singer spoke to The Daily Record about A Christmas Carol, which tells the story of a Scrooge type character…

Wenger on Song

The recent interview on Crave Online with Doctor Who Executive Producer has thrown up a few clues about the Series 6 arc and the reason for the mid-season break. More details about this will appear later on Kasterborous – in the meantime let’s focus on River Song. Will we find out about her dark secrets…

Doctor Who vs the BBC Cutbacks

The Director General of the BBC, Mark Thompson, has revealed his thoughts and plans on the coming cuts that his company faces now that the licence fee for television has been frozen at the flat rate of £145.50 which is basically a 16 per cent cut. As the world faces financial trouble, the British Broadcasting…

Jenkins: Singing Swung It

Katherine Jenkins will soon be making her acting debut in the Doctor Who Christmas special, A Christmas Carol. But here’s something that you may not know, the Welsh Mezzo Soprano nearly turned down the role fearing that she didn’t have enough experience in the acting field. In an article from www.thedailyrecord.co.uk , Katherine stated: “When…

Invasion of E-Space

Coming back to the writing fold this month is Andrew Smith, who last wrote for Doctor Who in the 1980’s with his opening story for the E-Space trilogy, Full Circle. The story was considered fresh and exciting by many fans and sees the beginning of a somewhat epic journey for the Doctor and Romana as…

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