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.


Torchwood: “Digital Weapon”?

We at Kasterborous love a bit of ‘chin stroking’ about our TV crushes but Pop Matters have out done us. In celebrating the launch of Torchwood #1 at Comic Con 2010 (featuring The Selkie, a story penned by John and Carole E. Barrowman and Broken by Script Editor Gary Russell) the website has rather sickeningly…

A Journal For Who Lovers

Kick the Internet and chances are, like cockroaches in a rotten skirting board, some fan fiction will tumble out and scuttle across your screen.  Pages and pages are devoted to potential mash ups, fantasy stories and explicit sexual fantasies involving the Slitheen and Harriet Jones, PM. So its no surprise that Rock and Rollers, who…

Dalek Invasion: Ewell

Kasterborous has in its hands a dossier, a file stained with the blood of fallen agents whose lives were cut short couriering it to our desk. The warning from history inside chilled our bones; the threat it posed cut right to the quick of Middle England. The word has to get out to every cake…

RTD Teases the Format

Russell T. Davies, the archduke of Torchwood, couldn’t be happier with Series 4’s brand new 10 episode structure – in fact he was so happy, he told SFX all about it: “It’s not a Lost-type story, full of mystery, and it’s not particularly complicated – it’s more linear,” he said. “Ten parts just gives us…

Glee-fully Barrowman!

“And Barrowman looked out over the breadth of his publicity and wept for there were no more shows/media outlets to conquer…” Here at JohnBarrowmanNews.com (have you gone mad? – Ed) we can’t wait to hear what our favourite (group) Captain is up to – and allegedly he may be tapping his toes and singing his way over to…

Doctor Who Prom Reviews

Drum roll please…the verdict for the Doctor Who Prom at this years BBC proms is…cymbal crash… Excellent.  Though while the spectacle was loved by children and similarly excited parents, some reviewers have scoff at the event calling it a “Pantomime.” The Guardian while quick to praise any event that tries to foster a love of classical music in…

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