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Mannequin Mayhem DVD Artwork

Artwork for the upcoming Mannequin Mayhem DVD boxset – including the Third Doctor classic’s Spearhead from Space and Terror of the Autons – has been previewed by 2|entertain. For those not in the know Spearhead from Space features the newly regenerated Doctor (Jon Pertwee) exiled by the Time Lords to Earth where he teams up…

Genesis of the Lawsuit

There have been a few developments in the case of Steve Clark, the man who claims to have created the character of Davros, and plans to bring high court proceedings against the BBC for failing to acknowledge his authorship of the character. The evidence – an original sketch from 1972 that Mr Clark used to…

Steven Clark, Davros Creator?

OK brace yourselves, Kasterborites – there is a lot to take in here. This is the story of Steven Clark, who claims to have created Dalek creator Davros (not to mention the Kaleds) in a competition entry for TV Action comic in 1972. It sounds crazy, doesn’t it? Yet Mr Clark has been pushing this…

Planet Of The Spiders

This review is respectively dedicated to Nicholas Courtney, for the incredible person that he was and for his generous spirit that he so regularly shared with fans. Planet Of The Spiders contains one of my earliest memories of Doctor Who, namely that of Sarah Jane Smith with a huge arachnid attached to her back. This…

Planet of the Spiders DVD Cover!

Thanks to 2|entertain we have the final cover for the new Planet of the Spiders DVD, set for release in April! Starring Jon Pertwee and Lis Sladen, Planet of the Spiders ties up various loose ends from the last two seasons of the Third Doctor’s adventures… At a Tibetan retreat in the English countryside, a…

Spiders, Autons, & Americans

News from Warner Home Video: two memorable Jon Pertwee stories – Terror of the Autons and Planet of the Spiders – will be released on DVD in the US and Canada in a few months! Terror of the Autons is to be in full colour (hurrah!) and should come packed with the following special features:…

What is… The Chattath Factor?

As part of their original story run, Fineline Productions have released a new Doctor Who adventure called The Chattath Factor. Written by Will Hadcroft, the story has been in development for a very long time now, work actually beginning on it in 2002. Finally, the piece is finished and ready for you to enjoy. The…

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