A Nightmare Future

According to reports, Dr Robin Bunce – a Cambridge University academic – believes that the reason most people are scared of the Daleks is because they are “the nightmare future that we dread”. Bunce apparently suggests that as viewers we fear them because one day we could become them (something that is near enough true…

The Celestial Money-maker

Non-Celestial Toymakers Character have announced market beating profits in the lead up to the new series, and new line of toys, of Doctor Who. Demand for Doctor Who toys  lifted sales by 35 per cent to £58.1million in the six months ending in February while profits surged 78 per cent to £6.6million. The company – who…

More Series 6 Promo Snaps

Thanks to the BBC we have a nice selection of images from across the various stories that form Doctor Who Series 6… Featuring Matt Smith, Hugh Bonneville, Arthur Darvill and some pirates (from Curse of the Black Spot) and Cybermen (wouldn’t THAT make a great episode!?) these snaps are available in slideshow format for your…

Eating the Great One

What are you frightened of? It seems a fair question, but one in which Matt Smith seems to be able to answer i many varied ways. When he’s not defending Doctor Who from the nonsensical, headline-grabbing bashings of Trevor “he should know better” Eve, Matt Smith is happy to admit that he’s scared of spiders….

Second Series Highs and Lows

It’s podKast (with a K) time again here at Kasterborous Towers, so before we proceed, a warning. We recorded the podKast below (also available via direct download, from iTunes or by subscribing to the RSS feed) on Monday of this week, which is why there is no mention of the sad passing of Elisabeth Sladen…

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