Articles by Philip Bates

When he’s not watching television, reading books ‘n’ Marvel comics, listening to The Killers, and obsessing over script ideas, Philip Bates pretends to be a freelance writer. He enjoys collecting everything.


The Name of the Doctor - feat 3
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Review: The Name of the Doctor

There’s an elephant in the room. Surely every review of The Name of the Doctor starts at the end with that cliffhanger. And this one isn’t any different. The reveal of John Hurt’s Not-Quite-Doctor has the danger of overshadowing the other 40-odd minutes. It’s understandable: he could change all we know about Doctor Who since…

The Name of the Doctor - feat 2
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The Name of the Doctor ReKapped! (Part Two)

Read Part One here. Deep within the dead TARDIS, Vastra and Strax wake up. Jenny, however, doesn’t. She’s dead: a complete cardio-collapse, induced by shock. Strax holds his medical scanner over her and releases an electric pulse – and Jenny starts breathing again. “The heart is a relatively simple thing,” Strax says. And Vastra replies,…

Celebrate Regenerate
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Celebrate Regenerate Out Now!

Celebrate Regenerate, the book made by the fans for the fans, is out now. (And what’s more, it’s free!) The project, celebrating 50 years of Doctor Who by focussing on what’s great about every single serial, began in July 2012 and has since expanded to include specials like A Fix with Sontarans, Time Crash and…

Dr. Eleven
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A Doctor Who/Mr. Men T-Shirt Mash-Up!

Bow ties, fezzes and Stetsons might be cool, but K Towers has discovered something potentially cooler: Doctor Who/Mr. Men mash-up t-shirts and hoodies! Everyone loves Roger Hargreaves’ odd little creations, all of whom have strange little quirks. And everyone loves Gallifrey’s favourite little Time Lord, all his incarnations have their strange little quirks. It’s a…

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