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.


The Impossible Trailers

A week to go until The Impossible Astronaut hits our screens and the BBC have given us a few short hits of joy in what they like to call ‘trailers’ For those not in the know a ‘trailer’ according to Wikipedia is an unpowered vehicle pulled by a powered vehicle (I don’t know what they…

Mork and Spindly

It’s less than a week before Doctor Who returns to our screens with Series 6, and as per tradition the broadsheets have gone all insightful and produced an extended profile of everyone’s favourite ginger Amy Pond aka Karen Gillan – who has let slip she’d most like to emulate hairy, motor mouthed American comedian  Robin…

Scream for The Silence

We all like lists. Lists make sense of the senseless, impose boundaries on our geek filled love and give us a chance to praise those esoteric sections of Doctor Who that would probably pass others by – it’s like a nerdy Pay it Forward system. When it comes to monsters everyone has their favourites: Daleks,…

The Age Old Question

Just how old is the Doctor? He’s been 730, 759, 650 and more recently he’s been telling all and sundry he’s 900 years-old- but as age old Philosopher Dr. Henry Jones once said: “Its not the age, its the mileage.” Fantasy writer Neil Gaiman (author some little-read tome called The Graveyard Book, as well as Doctor…

The Vinyl Ordeal

AC/DC, Foo Fighters, Jimi Hendrix, Nirvana, REM, Queen, and now Doctor Who will be a part in National Record Store Day on April 16th! The event set up to celebrate those back alley record stores and the cherished memories they hold for Jackdaw music fans also offers the chance for artists to release ultra rare…

The Love Doctor

Ah love is a many splendored thing but not as splendid as the universe for the Doctor. Any chance of our favourite Time Lord (take that Drax!) settling down in a cottage (hang on…) with his best girly by his side have been cruely crushed by Matt Smith. They’ll be no honeymoon from the universe it seems…

Shakespeare Stamps Just Can’t be Licked

Former Doctor David Tennant will feature in a series of stamps issued by the Royal Mail to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Royal Shakespeare Company. The Tenth Doctor takes top billing on the 1st class stamp and can be see cradling poor Yorick’s bony remains from his acclaimed performance as the Prince of Denmark, Hamlet, in 2008….

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