Articles by Brian A Terranova

Brian A Terranova

Doctor Who and me go way back. I first discovered it on my local PBS Station WHYY in the suburbs outside Philadelphia when I was a young kid; though I am uncertain of the exact age.


Who Lotta Love…

Doctor Who The Pop Star Why, oh why did those words ever have to come together? I’m not referring to Ms Billie Piper, no, she was a pop star before Doctor Who, I’m talking about… well let’s have a look shall we: Firstly we will speak of Roberta Tovey and her Mega-huge gargantuan hit “Who’s…

Jubilee Review

Jubilee is the story that spawned the now classic Lone Dalek TV story “Dalek” and while the two stories do have some similarities Jubilee is quite classic in it’s own right. The disc starts off with a hilarious fake preview for a movie entitled “Daleks: The Ultimate Adventure” but it’s not all fun and games…

Themeing a Tune

Back in the swinging sixties a TV show about a man from space captured the attention of millions of viewers, but the first thing they heard of this show was a theme tune. Not having been alive in the sixties I can only assume, based on others observations, that the world had never heard an…

Daleks & News Roundup

As predicted, we can’t get away from the Daleks… Last Sunday’s Observer brought up the subject of ITVs “Hit Me Baby One More TIme” as a competitor to Doctor Who, makinf alusions to Daleks, monsters Doctor’s and companions all the way through the article. Quite an amusing read if the continuing revelation that talented people…

Daleks: Rebirth

Daleks. When you think about it they really are ridiculous. For instance, they can’t pick things up, they need slaves to do that. They talk about their superior technology yet one has to wonder how they built it. Do they get a bunch of humans, tell them what to do, then kill them so know…

Radio Times & Ratings!

That great staple of British Culture, the Radio Times, has provided us with on of the finest front covers they’ve ever produced this week – a lovely folded panoramic shot of 3 of the updated Daleks parading across Westminster Bridge a la Dalek Invasion of Earth. Inside, there is a good look at the Dalek,…

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