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!


Mark Gatiss Live

Doctor Who writer and some time guest star Mark Gatiss will be making an appearance at The Space (a monthly arts and entertainment event) in Brighton in August 2010, SFX have reported. Famous in Doctor Who circles for writing The Unquiet Dead (2005), The Idiots Lantern (2006) and most recently Victory of the Daleks (2010),…

Doctor Who: Children’s Show?

Comedy actor and QI host Stephen Fry has remarked in an interview that new television shows are aimed at children and less at adults, resulting in current drama being infantilised. Fry was speaking at BAFTA, giving his annual TV lecture, where he commented: “Infantilism is the problem. It’s just shocking. The only dramas the BBC…

Gillan: Pregnancy Felt “Ridiculous”

Karen Gillan has remarked that she loved playing pregnant Amy Pond in Amy’s Choice, the seventh episode of this year’s series of Doctor Who. The actress, who played the played the alternate version of Amy with remarkable conviction, commented: “I really enjoyed it – it was my favourite part of filming…..I had a big bump….

Kids Stare-Out Tennant

It’s happened to many of us. Walking down the street, minding your own business when all of a sudden-wham! You’re face to face with an actor or actress that you recognise from a film or a television show and you can do nothing but stare at them silently, looking ever so lightly like a stalker,…

Tosh Talks Ono

Ex-Torchwood actress Naoko Mori has talked about her latest role for the BBC where she plays John Lennon’s wife, Yoko Ono, in Lennon Naked. Mori, who played the character Tosh in Doctor Who (Aliens of London) and Torchwood series one and two, will be acting alongside another familiar face-that of the Ninth Doctor himself: Christopher…

Geordie TARDIS!

Newcastle is the place to be right now if you’re a Doctor Who fan as marketing agency Robson Brown has transformed the city’s phone boxes into TARDISes for the Doctor Who exhibition. Eleven of the wonderful creations are called “one sided TARDIS fronts”, which means that one entire side of the phone boxes have a…

David Myerscough-Jones

Kasterborous is saddened to report that renowned set designer David Myerscough- Jones has passed away at the age of 75. Born on September 15th 1934 in Lancashire, he was educated at Bickerton House School before enrolling in the local school of art. In London, he achieved a diploma with a distinction in stage design and…

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