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.


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Two New Forbidden Planet Exclusives!

Forbidden Planet will release two new figures exclusively later this year: a post-regeneration Fifth Doctor in August, and a Genesis Dalek in December. The Fifth Doctor set shows Peter Davison’s incarnation shortly after regenerating in Logopolis, complete, naturally, with a rather fetching scarf. This look was exhibited throughout Castrovalva before he found his cricketing jacket…

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Chivalry is Cool

Bow ties are back – and cooler than ever. Yes, thanks to a well-loved BBC institution (Doctor Who, not Bargain Hunt) bow ties, alongside tweed, have had a resurgence of late, but Telegraph scribe, Tim Stanley, hopes that the fashion statement might herald a reversion to chivalry and ‘good taste.’ Both of which, I’m sure…

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Ice Warriors Back for 2013?

Matt Smith has hinted that the Ice Warriors might return in Series 7… While similar reports have been rife over the past few years, Matt was pretty non-committal when asked about the possible return of the Martian creatures at The 11th Hour convention in Birmingham, merely smiling and offering no comment. But this smile has…

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Will You Re-Watch Miracle Day?

Watch are showing Torchwood: Miracle Day, starting tonight at 10pm. The channel has been repeating episodes from series one and two, amidst the occasional Children of Earth run, for a while now, despite being pulled from schedules last year when they aired episodes that contained sex, violence and swearing  before the watershed. This breached regulations…

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