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.


Rugrats Vs the Daleks

Winning a million retroactive cool points this week is toddler-a-thon the animated series, the Rugrats for a sneaky, blink and you’ll miss it Doctor Who reference. The Saturday morning mainstay (along with Trev & Simon and hangovers) which ran from 1991 to 2004 revolved around Tommy (E. G Daily), a toddler with an eye for adventure…

Norman Taylor

Kasterborous is sad to report the passing of Norman Taylor, one of the technicians behind the original, groundbreaking Doctor Who title sequence. Norman was Technical Operations Manager on Crew 9 based at Lime Grove, London, who, during down time made the serendipitous discover of the ‘visual howl-around’- the haunting effect that was a mainstay of the…

Tennant the Elvenking!

With most of the roles from the novel being filled Peter Jackson has been busy reuniting members of the Fellowship for his upcoming adaptation of The Hobbit- with the former Doctor rumoured to be taking the role of Orlando Bloom’s father Thranduil the Elvenking (so he’s to blame!) In The Hobbit, Thranduil the Elvenking holds…

Classic Commentary Tweets

Classic Who stars and technicians will be umming, arghing and generally forgetting what they did as they record brand new commentary tracks for potential Doctor Who DVD this year. Revealed on 2|Entertain’s Classic Series Twitter feed two commentary tracks will be recorded this Sunday in London. Amongst the morning attendees will be original companions William…

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