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.


When the Going Gets Dark

Correlate a Venn diagram between Doctor Who and ‘Scary Goings On’ and sitting pretty in the middle of the twin circles of terror and television would be Season 6/32, the perfect combination of all the traits of Who tinged with the futile, melancholy sadness of a Burns unit on bonfire night. Darkness and television have…

The Doctor Has Shrunk!

Zachary Smith is the luckiest five year old on the planet. As a  birthday treat for the Time Lord mad tyke, Zachary’s father Lee constructed him his very own life size replica of the TARDIS which has been generating playground buzz ever since it materialised on the patio. If that wasn’t cool enough the birthday…

Who Dominates Constellation Awards

No sooner has the Doctor dusted himself off after his BAFTA related scuffle with Sherlock then he has to face yet another foe at an awards ceremony- only this time, rather fittingly for this week, it’s himself! And the best part: you get to vote for your favourite… if you’re Canadian. As reported on the Doctor Who News Page both…

There’s Two Sides to Every Pond

When the Doctor bid farewell to the universe at the end of Season 5/31 he also said goodbye to Miss Amelia Pond, the little girl who waited. But what’s that you say? ‘Then whose the lanky ginger girl hanging around the TARDIS?’ Well that’s Amelia Pond too. Confused? Well imagine playing that/those parts. Karen Gillan has…

Who Scares Because it Cares

While we can’t get anything official in writing Doctor Who writer Mark Gatiss has confirmed that its the programmes solemn duty to provide the nations of the world with: “a healthy scare”. Speaking to Digital Spy at the Philips British Academy Television Awards nominees’ shindig the writer behind The Unquiet Dead and Victory of the Daleks was…

Hines in Manhattan

Great Scot! Jamie McCrimmon himself Frazer Hines will be taking his one man show ‘The Time Traveling Scot’ across the Atlantic to The Producer’s Club Grand Theatre in Manhattan on Friday July 8th 2011. The event will be followed by a Q & A hosted by Ken Deep from Doctor Who: Podshock, as well as…

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