“Sibling Bickering”

There’s been an ocean of fascinating material to pull from Karen Gillan’s recent interview with the Radio Times; continuing that coverage today, we have for you signals that Gillan has not completely ignored the general public’s apparent belief that her character is too “sexy,” an anxiety that was not calmed when Amy attempted to remove…

Jago & Litefoot: The Bellova Devil

 Out of all the words most commonly used in reviews and opinion on any form of entertainment, “cliché” is the most horrid and foul of all the words. “Cliché” means that something has failed in the end product that makes it’s concept seem petty rather then larger then life, that something was broken and never…

The Obverse Book of Ghosts

Set for release in from Obverse Books in October 2010 and edited by Cavan Scott, The Obverse Book of Ghosts features contributions from several Doctor Who book authors. Obverse Books new collection of contemporary ghost stories “will unnerve and terrify” through 14 tales of spectral terror, guaranteed to leave you awake at night. Editor Cavan Scott…

Amy Pond – Cyber Swotter!

Warning this article might be considered sensitive to spoilerphobes out there – you might choose to avoid at your discretion. Amy Pond finally fights some monsters in the season finale two parter The Pandorica Opens and The Big Bang. Karen Gillan let slip to TV Times that she attacks Cybermen in the upcoming two-parter but…

Doctor Who: Children’s Show?

Comedy actor and QI host Stephen Fry has remarked in an interview that new television shows are aimed at children and less at adults, resulting in current drama being infantilised. Fry was speaking at BAFTA, giving his annual TV lecture, where he commented: “Infantilism is the problem. It’s just shocking. The only dramas the BBC…

The Pandorica Opens… Early

Lucky ticket holders have had the chance to see The Pandorica Opens this evening at a special BAFTA preview showing in advance of the penultimate episode of Doctor Who this Saturday. This is the moment in which the press and others get to preview the episode – sadly we won’t have the chance to that…

Doctor Who Live! Well, Sort Of…

Hartnell-era Doctor Who was given a mention today in the Independent by television writer Mark Ravenhill as part of a campaign to pull in viewers for tonight’s broadcast of his live drama, Ghost Story, on Sky Arts 2.  Referring to the minimally-edited programmes of the early 1960s, Ravenhill muses, “A few months ago, I got…

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