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.


Tom Baker Says…

Though Tom Baker is loved far and wide in the Whoinverse even the most ardent of Baker defendants would baulk at his meagre cinematic outings. The Golden Voyage of Sinbad not withstanding, its slender pickings: The Mutations, The Magic Roundabout, and (shudder) Dungeons and Dragons – his name won’t be embossed in star on Hollywood Boulevard any time…

Didgeri-Who!

Listeners in the land down under have voted the Doctor the greatest television character of all time – beating Omar Little (Michael K. Williams)  from The Wire and Hawkeye Pierce (Alan Alda) from M*A*S*H. 1,500 Regulars to the Boxcutters Podcast, dedicated to all things TV, voted with the Doctor the favourite by a wide margin….

Mastering Hamlet

To actors, it is the ultimate test of one’s ability- to play the ‘Black Prince’ of Denmark. To get inside the ‘conscious revenger’ and make Hamlet’s emotional and spiritual dilemma palatable to the cheap seats is something both legends and pretenders have tried. You will recall how the Tenth Doctor actor David Tennant rejoined the RSC…

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