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 DNA of the BBC

Peter Salmon, the Director of BBC North, recently gave a speech at the University of Lincoln stating that he felt the North was going to have a big role to play in the future of the “digital age”. Speaking to an auditorium of students, lecturers and media professionals, Salmon said that “The digital age is…

Tennant of Munich

David Tennant is currently enjoying the success of his new drama Single Father; and it seems that he’s being noticed more and more if rumour control is correct. According to whoateallthepies.tv (thanks to information they borrowed from DavidTennantOnTwitter), the former Doctor is being eyed up to play an important role in a film called United,…

Farewell Great Macedon Novel

Fans of the William Hartnell era of Doctor Who would have noticed that Big Finish recently released an unfilmed story called Farewell Great Macedon. The piece was read by Carol Ann Ford, who played the Doctor’s granddaughter back in 1963, and also featured a separate one episode story entitled The Fragile Yellow Arc of Fragrance….

Secrets of Series 5

Now apparently, we’re not to know this until at least Monday but there are some nice little “Things we learnt about Series 5” Doctor Who facts that are revealed by viewing the Blur-ay or DVD release of the newest series on 8th November. However, because we’re so fond of our readership (and also because we…

Save Amy’s Church!

A Grade One listed church needs to raise funds for a renovation and a cigar case has been auctioned to raise funds for this purpose. Why is this relevant you ask? Because the church is in Skenfrith and that’s where Amy’s Choice was filmed… The cigar case was a gift to a Rail Manager who…

Karen Gillan: Ultimate Actress

Cosmopolitan’s Ultimate Women Of The Year awards have taken place-with one of the prizes going to Doctor Who’s Karen Gillan who scooped herself the well earned place of Ultimate UK TV Actress. The glitzy awards bash contained several other popular females who are causing waves in the public’s eye, Christine Bleakley scooped top TV host…

Don’t Forget the Signing!

Some readers may remember from an article written in September this year by Kasterborous’ fearless leader Christian Cawley that there was to be a special appearance by Eleventh Doctor Matt Smith and his trusty friend Amy Pond, as played by Karen Gillan, at the HMV in Oxford Street on November 8th 2010 to coincide with…

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