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.


Great Intelligence
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What You Thought of The Snowmen

Wow. An overwhelming majority of you have spoken – but what is your favourite Christmas special? All the way back in the days before snow, desperation and isolation, we asked you which modern Christmas special you like best, and you voted in your masses. Let’s find out which festive tale is the best present you…

Frontier feat
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Introducing: Frontier in Space

As part of our 50th anniversary celebrations, we’re looking back at some of the pivotal tales of all of time and space, taking on one Doctor each month, running up to November – and An Unearthly Child… It’s been hailed as one of the best stories of Season 10, and criticised for being full of…

The 11th Doctor with sonic
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Matt Directs Playhouse Presents

Matt Smith is to make his directing debut for Sky Arts’ series of one-off plays, Playhouse Presents. Smith, who’s played the Doctor since 2010’s The Eleventh Hour, will direct Cargese, written by Simon Stephens (whose award-winning plays include Port, Pornography and On the Shore of the Wide World), described by Sky as: A unique piece…

The Auntie Matter
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The Auntie Matter Out Now!

The new Fourth Doctor audio adventure series kicks off with The Auntie Matter, written by Jonathan Morris and directed by Ken Bentley. Taking a brief break from searching down the Key to Time, the Doctor (Tom Baker) and Romana (Mary Tamm) relax in the English countryside in the 1920s. But it’s not long before deadly…

Don't Blink 2
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The Four Topless Doctors!

Caution: this news may petrify you into a Weeping Angel. Chicago’s Gorilla Tango Theatre is taking advanced orders for tickets for their new burlesque show, Don’t Blink: A Doctor Who Burlesque. You read that right. It follows in the footsteps of Star Wars parody, The Empire Brings Sexy Back, and is written by Busty Warren…

Martha in Blink
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Freema Agyeman Talks 50th Anniversary

We’ve heard a lot from Billie Piper (aka Rose Tyler) and certainly from John Barrowman (Captain Jack Harkness) about how they feel about the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who this year. However, very little has been heard from fellow ‘NuWho’ companions, Catherine Tate (Donna Noble) and Freema Agyeman (Martha Jones), apart from a brief Q&A…

Curator, Andy Glazzard in the 1970s TARDIS
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1970s TARDIS Hits Herefordshire!

The Third Doctor’s TARDIS is now on display at The Time Museum of Science Fiction in Bromyard, Herefordshire. The famous battered blue box was used by Jon Pertwee between 1970 and 1974, and can now be found standing alongside other Doctor Who items, as well as props from shows like Red Dwarf, Captain Scarlet and…

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