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Rory and Amy meet the Doctor in The Eleventh Hour
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Happy Birthday, The Eleventh Hour!

It’s been two years since we joined the Eleventh Doctor, Amy and Rory for the very first time in The Eleventh Hour. The premise of the episode? I’ll let Steven Moffat explain (taken from an interview on Radio 4’s Front Row): “A few minutes ago he was David Tennant saying goodbye to Rose Tyler, and…

Is Jenna-Louise Coleman the new Doctor Who Companion?
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When Fandom Shames

Do you know something? Doctor Who is massively intricate and multi-layered. Most of the time this is wonderful as it allows a show that has twisted and turned and revived itself in many ways over the years to be loved by so many. However sometimes this sucks. Casting tends to bring the worst out of…

Caro Skinner, Karen Gillan, Steven Moffat, Arthur Darvill and Matt Smith speaking to Kasterborous
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PodKast with a Convention!

This week’s Kasterborous podKast (with a “K”) focuses on the recent official Doctor Who Convention event, which took place on the weekend of March 24th/25th. Comprising costume displays, presentations from Millenium FX and the Restoration Team, demonstrations from Danny Hargreaves and his special effects team and panels featuring key personnel from the show – not…

Patrick Troughton as the Second Doctor, shortly after his regeneration.
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Regeneration: A Time Lord Reborn!

There are many things that make Doctor Who great, the TARDIS, Daleks, Cybermen, Sarah Jane Smith, Rose Tyler, Gallifrey, the Weeping Angels, the Master, Jago and Litefoot, Frobisher, Destiny of the Doctors (yes – top looking at me like that!) and even The Trial of a Time Lord. But surely the best part of the…

Anthony Ainley as the Master in Destiny of the Doctors
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Recalling Destiny of the Doctors

With the impending release of The Eternity Clock, regular contributor Mez Burdett recalls another big Doctor Who video game release, Destiny of the Doctors… It was simply the best thing you could think of in 1997 if you were a fan of Doctor Who. A computer game that was set primarily inside the TARDIS, featuring…

Shada, the lost Doctor Who adventure by Douglas Adams
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When Shada Was Lost… Again!

Kasterborous contributor Joe Siegler casts his mind back over 25 years to recall the moment he was one of the lucky few to see the only recorded scenes from Shada at an American Doctor Who convention… I used to attend conventions in the Philadelphia area quite frequently in the 80’s. Back then, it would take…

dw-s3-utopia-watch
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Utopia (Re)calling

When this piece was commissioned, I decided not to cover one that I’ve already reviewed in some place or another (taking out anything from Planet Of The Dead onwards and frankly, it’s better that I don’t talk about most of Series Fnarg.2 for fear of angry fingers destroying the keyboard) so I looked to the…

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