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Torchwood: Sleeper Reviewed

Finally Torchwood gives us “Adult Doctor Who Spinoff” and not “mindless sexual drivel for metrosexual teenagers”. Sure, Sleeper featured the trademark wobbly camerawork and those awful “realistic” zooms zooms (cause we can all zoom with our eyes, eh…?) and these were low points. But this was a script that was actually sci fi, featuring existential…

DT Still to Commit?

In a recent interview with the Los Angeles Times (we’ll cover that later), Russell T Davies speaks about the future – and there’s a repeated implication that David Tennant has not signed on for the 2010 series. All this talk of the future… I wish I could nip forwards in my TARDIS and find out!…

Daleks Don’t Do Comedy

In a betrayal to their creator’s comedy roots, the Daleks have been cut from the upcoming DVD release of The Five Doctors as they’re too hard to be seen doing comedy. The planned clip was to show astrologer Russell Grant enjoying some banter Terry Nation’s creations, however acording to Metro plans to include the footage…

Doctor Who Cinema Trailer

Digital Spy are reporting that a trailer for Series 4 of Doctor Who is being displayed in cinemas across the country! Series 4 of Doctor Who is expected to be broadcast from late March, coinciding with the Easter Weekend as per the previous three series since the show’s return. The trailer, running to 90-seconds, was…

The Time Meddler DVD Extras

Via Outpost Gallifrey we’ve learned that the upcoming release of The Time Meddler features a raft of interesting bonus features – and no vidFIRE! The Restoration Team have opted against using the vidFIRE restoration technique in this instance as: The episodes were recovered from overseas customers of BBC Enterprises as film prints, some of which…

Welsh TV Not Helped By Upper Boat

Despite the success of Doctor Who, Torchwood and Sarah Jane Adventures, the production facility at BBC Wales doesn’t seem to have helped Welsh television, according to a recent report. In fact, independent TV producers even go so far as to say that Welsh-made programming is in a “dramatic if not terminal” decline. A report by…

Dave Gibbons in Death Ray!

Don’t know how I missed this one – I’m evidently a slow reader – but the January 2008 edition of Death Ray magazine features an interview with illustrator Dave Gibbons whose work once adorned the pages of Doctor Who Weekly! While the interview covers most aspects of Gibbons’ career, there are a couple of Doctor…

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