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Lee Evans as Malcolm in Doctor Who: Planet of the Dead
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No Longer a Nerd!

Jake Simpson is 44, and was once what might be described as “a nerd”. A lover of Doctor Who and other sci-fi, he discusses here how the new Doctor Who and other popular shows have become so cool that he’s been able to emigrate from Nerdistan.

Roger Delgado - still the ultimate Master
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Introducing: The Dæmons

Doctor Who has a history with the occult. Look at all those clans, summoning strange forces and worshipping something far from their understanding. It’s laced throughout classics like The Masque of Mandragora; The Curse of Fenric; The Brain of Morbius, while Gods and devils have manifested themselves in tales including Pyramids of Mars; The Impossible…

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…

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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