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!


iPlayer Gets Social

Imagine travelling forward from 1999 to 2010. It’d be a hell of an eye opener. Huge HD televisions with crystal clear images, mobile phones that go way beyond just texting and calling people, Internet connections that mean it doesn’t take half an hour to load up a website and Doctor Who, back where it should…

Writing DW “an honour”

Meera Syal, star of comedy series Goodness Gracious me, has praised both the “classic” and “new” series of Doctor Who. It seems that Meera, currently playing Nasreen Chaudhry in The Hungry Earth/Cold Blood, has a fondness for how the show used to be made: “Part of its quaintness was that it was sometimes slightly amateur……

The Doctor Who Policy

The BBC has released its Statements of Programme Policy (SoPPs) for the next year, stating how it intends to maintain and improve the quality of its output for the public. Among the content priorities, the Beeb will strive to create ambitious UK drama which obviously includes Doctor Who. The report delves deeply into what the…

Who Aye, Man

South Tyneside has become the latest in a long line of cities to host a Doctor Who exhibition. The event looks absolutely fantastic, full of heroes and villains from the shows start in 2005 up to the present. Cybermen, Weeping Angels, Smilers and Sontaran props all put in an appearance. As well as a planetarium,…

Tom at Collectormania

Living legend and popular actor Tom Baker is appearing at Collectormania in Milton Keynes on May 31st for photo opportunities. The former Doctor Who star famously gave up on public appearances a cuple of years ago – but since then has returned to action, even starring once again as the Fourth Doctor in Paul Magrs…

Storm in a Dalek Teapot

We’ve all been there, surfing the Doctor Who page on Amazon or looking at the diorama section in Forbidden Planet. Suddenly a magnificent figurine catches the eye and we must have it. That amazing mini statue of the Fourth Doctor fighting with Davros, that Cyberman box set with four different figures displaying their varied look…

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