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Darksmith Winners!

Our Darksmith Legacy competition ended on Friday – and it’s time to announce the names of the five lucky winners! Five pairs of copies of The Dust of Ages and The Graves of Mordane were up for grabs, with the answer to this simple question… Which Darksmith Legacy illustrator was interviewed on Kasterborous in January…

Planet of the Dead Soundtrack

The sound track for Planet of the Dead is being recorded by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales in their new home at BBC Hoddinott Hall, which is part of the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff Bay. With broadcast expected in the next four weeks, the recording of the soundtrack is one of the final…

No Room for Racnoss

The Doctor Who Exhibition at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum opens next weekend – and it seems there is no room for the biggest Doctor Who monster that has been built, the Empress of Racnoss. Experience Design are managing the exhibition which opens on Saturday 28th March and is already sold out for the first…

Specials Casting SPOILER

We should christen it Spoiler Sunday – there’s some very interesting postings on the (ex-Outpost Gallifrey) Doctor Who Forum which includes snaps of one very remarkable guest star. Rather than give it all away now – as the casting is likely going to hit the tabloids in the next few days, we’ll give you some…

Hothouse – Part One

The classic series of Doctor Who always liked to comment on social issues and a favourite topic was always the environment. Hothouse is a natural continuation of a popular theme with the added bonus of a returning foe, The Krynoid last seen in The Seeds of Doom. The blurb for this one states that somewhere…

Can Science Fiction Keep Up?

The BBC spoke recently with 4 prominent science fiction writers as part of National Science and Engineering Week to answer the question: Can science fiction keep up with modern science? Among those asked was Doctor Who scriptwriter, Captain Britain writer and novelist Paul Cornell… Alongside Iain Banks, Ken MacLeod and Ian Watson, Cornell offers his…

Monsters Required

John Barrowman is beginning his gradual and well-planned return to television ubiquity with his new show Tonight’s the Night – a sort of talent show combined with Jim’ll Fix It, from all accounts. He’s also after your help – should you be an alien, or have an original home-made alien outfit. That’s right – there’s…

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