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.


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Reviewed: The Caves Of Androzani Soundtrack

Poignant, beautiful and heart-breaking, The Caves Of Androzani is Doctor Who at its very best and it was given a score to match from Roger Limb. While arguably it would have benefited from an orchestral arrangement, the music he produced punctuated the narrative with musical cues that have huge dramatic impact without drowning out the…

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The Krotons

Another month another monochrome adventure for the Doctor and his companions and like most black and white serials this one has a rather chequered relationship with fans even though it was the first to come from the pen of Doctor Who legend Robert Holmes. When the TARDIS arrives on the planet of the Gonds, the…

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Death To The Daleks

Stilted, over-long and flat, Death To The Daleks is one of the weaker adventures for Doctor Who’s number one bad guys. It looks cheap, the Daleks even cheaper and Pertwee looks as bored as I was watching it. Yes, I know this is harsh, but time has not been kind to this story. Even forgiving…

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