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Forbidden Planet Credit Card Fraud

(Due to the serious nature of this story, we’ve removed it from it’s original home in the April Doctor Who Figures update.) A story that is affecting Doctor Who and other fan communities at the moment (you can find the latest updates on it here) concerns worries over orders placed with sci-fi merchandise retailer Forbidden…

April Doctor Who Figures Update

Sebastian Hamilton returns with an in-depth look at the Whoniverse toy merchandise. After a fairly quiet few weeks things have recently taken off again in the figure collecting community. For a number of weeks the top stories have revolved around other ranges casting doubts on the future of our figures and special offers, but in…

Fake Doctor Who Trader Jailed

Trading at the annual Neath Fair, Wales in 2007, Malik Aftab Hussain was spotted by trading standards officers on patrol who identified that both the Doctor Who merchandise and other toys were counterfeit and unsafe – helped along by spelling mistakes and incorrect labels on the packaging. Hussain was ordered to pay more than £34,000…

Doctor Who: The Space Museum

The soundtrack to the First Doctor classic adventure The Space Museum is released by BBC Audiobooks on 7th May 2009… William Hartnell is the original Doctor in this soundtrack of a classic TV adventure, with linking narration by Maureen O’Brien. When the Doctor and his companions Ian, Barbara and Vicki enter a museum on the…

2009 Specials Shooting in Penarth

Following on from the success of the locations used in 2008’s The Stolen Earth/Journey’s End, the Doctor Who production team have returned to the picturesue South Wales resort of Penarth to record more location footage for some of the Tenth Doctor’s final scenes. Penarth Times reader Steve Johnson caught a couple of snaps of the…

Doctor Who HD On BBC iPlayer

The BBC have announced a High Definition upgrade to their much-admired iPlayer, resulting in a number of HD broadcasts now being available on the peer-to-peer watch again service – including of course Doctor Who. Anthony Rose is the BBC’s head of digital media technology, and he believes this to be a significant milestone in improving…

Doctor Who and the Masque of Mandragora

Classic Doctor Who Spring Sci-Fi from BBC Audiobooks… Tim Pigott-Smith reads Philip Hinchcliffe’s complete and unabridged gripping novelisation of a classic Doctor Who adventure, first published by Target Books in 1977 and based on the Fourth Doctor and Sarah Jane Smith adventure from Season 14 in 1976. Forced off course by the Mandragora Helix, the…

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