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Converging at Conventions (Updated!)

Astonishingly there is news other than the unveiling of the Cybermen! This weekend sees the Dimensions 2005 convention taking place in Stockton-on-Tees, featuring guests such as Peter Davison, Mark Strickson, Nicola Bryant, David Gooderson, Maureen O’Brien, Paul Darrow and David Brierley. Furthermore, the Dimensions 2005 convention is the excuse by which Kasterborous site designer Anthony…

Into The Unknown

The “cosmic hobo” with his Beatles haircut, recorder and 900-year diary facing monsters alongside his Scots companion Jamie McCrimmon and one of three screaming dollybirds? Or the master of manipulation, gently edging his friends and enemies alike into carrying out a particular action or task? Or was the Second Doctor Who simply a Chaplin-esque radical…

The Great Sontaran

Doctor Who was always ground-breaking. It may not have been the originator of many of the ideas and themes used in it’s stories, it may not have used these to their full potential, but Doctor Who always brought new ideas to the public fore, not least in the writing of some of the classic series’…

Non-Terrain Rover

K-9, the Most fantastical fantastic machine with a brain there ever was. He could do anything! Unless it involved rolling over a paper clip or walking on grass. But seriously he was the companion so nice they used him twice. Looking at the general idea of K-9 I can honestly say that for Doctor Who…

Adherents of Doctor Who pt 2

Last week, we brought you the first part of this discussion into the Doctor Who 2005 series, featuring contributions from artists Carolyn Edwards, Andrew Skilleter, writer and performer Barnaby-Eaton Jones, writer Jean-Marc Lofficier, Kasterborous designer Anthony Dry and Kasterborous contributor Brian A. Terranova… this week, we’re also joined by artist and illustrator Pete Wallbank and…

Adherents of Doctor Who pt 1

We’ve travelled to the 19th century and met Charles Dickens; we ventured in to the distant future and met the Moxx of Balhoon and the Face of Boe; we watched London get invaded by aliens twice and met the last Dalek… and then again thousands of years later. Doctor Who returned and took us and…

The TARDIS – A bit of Alright!

Regardless of what you might think, there is only one star in Doctor Who. Oh she may have been sidelined for a couple of years in the 1970s, you might have seen her wearing a different dress now and again and you’re more than likely mesmerised when you see her. Hers isn’t a conventional beauty…

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