Articles by Andrew Reynolds

Everyone has a favourite Doctor and mine - just for his honesty, his fairness and his ability to not notice the Master's awful, awful disguises/anagrams (Sir Gilles Estram!?!) - has to be the Fifth Doctor, Peter Davison. The stories didn’t serve him as well as his acting served those stories.


Series 7 Writer Announced

Series 7 may have been a matter of conjecture just a day ago, but while we were waiting for the BBC to give us the announcement that keeps our Whovian souls satiated, there was already a bit of good news… John Fay (Torchwood: Children of Earth, Miracle Day) looks set to be penning an episode…

Much Ado About Reviewing

Careening onto the stage in a Union Jack clad golf buggy is one way to make an entrance. Naturally for a Shakespeare veteran David Tennant received the bulk of praise for Josie Rourke’s go-go 80’s update of William Shakespeare’s comedy Much Ado About Nothing. The adaptation, half high art, half sitcom pilot, sees the former…

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Inquest into Death of Terry Nation’s Agent

Roger Hancock, agent to Dalek creator Terry Nation, who also represented his brother, the legendary comedian Tony Hancock, has died in ‘unnatural circumstances’ reports the Daily Telegraph. Both the Hancock brothers played a small but crucial part in Doctor Who’s history. Terry Nation had written for the show Hancock until he was fired by Tony- enabling him to…

Kick-Ass Role Model Extraordinaire

She might have let slip a secret this Saturday but there’s one fact that can’t be disputed: River Song kicks ass. In fact she kicks so much ass she’s become a role model for similarly aged women. Speaking to the Evening Standard Alex Kingston said women have begun approaching her full of praise for her…

16 Years in the Making!

Did Steven Moffat, arch enemy and chief ranter against spoilers, travel back in time and spoiler himself? According to a 1995  newsgroup posting found by This is Fake DIY the idea of the medical term ‘Doctor’ deriving from the good man himself has been in existance for over 16 years! A certain, younger, fresher faced Steven Moffat commented on…

The Time Warrior ‘Collectors Set’

If you enjoyed the appearance of Sontaran General Strax in A Good Man Goes to War (possibly the finest Sontaran portrayal yet!) then you might like to head back in time and visit the first appearance of the cloned warriors in 1973’s The Time Warrior. Character Online’s collection of all that was and that could…

A Good Man Goes to War

This review of the Doctor Who Series 6 mid-season finale contains spoilers – if you haven’t yet seen A Good Man Goes to War , beware! If company can define a good man; the people he loves, the lengths he will go to protect them and also the suffering he will endure because of who…

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