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Harry Towb 1925-2009

It is with sadness that Kasterborous relays news of the death of actor Harry Towb, best known to Doctor Who fans as the memorable characters of Osgood in 1969′s Ice Warrior’s adventure The Seeds of Death and factory boss McDermott in 1971′s Terror of the Autons. Born July 27, 1925 in Larne, County Antrim, in…

Masterful Return

Hot on the heels of the new Waters of Mars trailer is the confirmation from the BBC of the return to Doctor Who of the Master, played by actor John Simm! Described by the BBC’s Official Doctor Who page as: “…callous and charismatic, sick, psychotic and enormously likeable. In short, everyone’s favourite megalomaniac.” …rival Time…

Torchwood Series 4 Confusion

Torchwood’s future continues to garner publicity and uncertainty – following a declaration by comicmix.com that BBC America had confirmed to them that Torchwood would be returning, Sunday’s panel saw Russell T Davies remark that the decision had yet to be made. BBC America told ComicMix’s Mike Raub that Torchwood has been picked up for a…

Doomwatch Fanzine Call

Not quite Doctor Who – but fascinating stuff anyway! Doomwatch.org is a website based on the classic 1970s show in which a government back team combat a range of ecological threats. The Doctor Who link is considerable however – among the shows scriptwriters were future Doctor Who script editor Robert Holmes, while Doomwatch itself was…

Comic Con Kissing

Here’s a clip from the San Diego Comic Con that took place while we in the UK were all fast asleep which features Russell T Davies, John Barrowman and David Tennant introducing a massive Doctor Who and Torchwood viewing session. The most notable element of this whole clip however is what has been getting the…

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