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!


Fourth Doctor & K-9

All you collectors are in for another treat this month as Forbidden Planet have another exclusive figurine release in the shape of the Fourth Doctor and K9. Beautifully sculpted and pinpoint accurate, this is a recreation of the Season 18  Fourth Doctor, complete with his trusty Sonic Screwdriver and wonderful burgundy coat. The website describes…

SFX Poll Success for Doctor Who

SFX have published the results from round 2 of their top 200 characters poll with some excellent results for Doctor Who. As you may have already read, the Daleks topped the bill in the Favourite Monsters, Supernatural Beings & Fantasy Creatures category beating Predators, Aliens and Cybermen. But special (and well deserved) praise must go…

Colin Baker in Kangazang

Former Sixth Doctor actor Colin Baker has lent his vocal talents to a new audio book release of a sci-fi romp entitled Kangazang. The triple CD set, released by Candy Jar Books, features not only Baker providing a multitude of voices but also up and coming Welsh actress Claire Cage who has appeared in the…

Adric vs the Fourth Doctor

Avid followers of actor Matthew Waterhouse (hello?) may have read in Doctor Who Magazine (ah, there you all are!) that the former TARDIS member has released  a book entitled Blue Box Boy, in which he recalls his time playing Adric in Doctor Who with Tom Baker and Peter Davison as the fourth and fifth Doctors,…

Rhys Back for Torchwood Series 4

Torchwood series 4 is gearing up for production and wiley Russell T Davies has started dropping his cryptic spoilers for the new series. DigitalSpy has reported that Davies cites Gwen Cooper’s husband Rhys as a prominent character in series 4. For those of you who haven’t been following Torchwood over its last three series, Rhys…

Matt Smith as Dr Watson?

Now that Matt Smith has settled into the role of the Eleventh Doctor, it’s hard to think of him playing any other “big” role at the moment. But if you pause for just a second, imagine that things had gone a little differently a few years ago and some different producers had been in charge…

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