Articles by James Whittington

James has been a Doctor Who fan for as long as he can recall. A child of the 70s and 80s, he weathered all the storms and controversies the show encountered, though he didn’t buy the “Doctor In Distress” single.


Cybermen Box Set Reviewed

Yet another box-set for fans to collect and it brings together two stories that are linked by a common theme, this time it’s (nearly) everyone’s second favourite bad guys, the Cybermen. Now then, one was made during the shows most credible run, the other when the series was battling to survive. Both have something to…

The Dominators

Written at a time when peace and love was just about to turn into anxiety and hate, The Dominators is one of those Second Doctor adventures that not only reflects its time but is also a brilliantly constructed piece of drama. Directed by the legendary Morris Barry and famous for the new baddies known as…

The Daleks’ Masterplan Audios

Big, bold and rather long, The Daleks’ Masterplan heralded the first real over exposure of The Daleks. This 12-part epic stretched the affection the British public had for these little pepper pots to the limit and also seemed to repeat itself on a regular basis. Before the serial started properly it was preceded by a…

Kamelion Tales DVD Boxset

Ahh, Kamelion, one of the Doctor’s most elaborate companions. A grand idea, in theory this robotic creation would become the K-9 for the Fifth Doctor and was just as reliable(!). OK, I’m being a tad sarcastic as it’s well known that the prop would regularly malfunction so he was restricted to only two full Doctor…

Doctor Who Series 5 Volume 2

After what can only be described as a bit of a dream start the new series settles down a tad and heads towards its first two-part story without a second thought for viewers trying to catch their breath. This review is culled from the previews I wrote earlier for Kasterborous. I have not changed my…

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